Daily Archive : Monday August 21, 2017




Life & Entertainment


    Legislation vetoed by Gov. Bruce Rauner would have given Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza, above, greater control over paying down the $15 billion backlog of state bills.

    Editor: Rauner misses opportunities with veto of debt-transparency law

    A Daily Herald editorial says that Gov. Rauner’s veto of a law that would give a more precise, real-time picture of the state’s debt rebuffed opportunities to give more control over bill payments and to rise above partisan politics.


    Do more to promote mutual respect
    An Elk Grove Village letter to the editor: Loud alarms should be ringing to alert all of us about the dangers of what happened in Charlottesville.


    Editorial unfairly jabbed President Trump
    A Bartlett letter to the editor: I was surprised by the “Our View” piece in the Aug. 15 Daily Herald. While centered around terrorism, there is this underlining jabbing of President Trump.


    Republican sabotage costs people money
    An Arlington Heights letter to the editor: Has modern U.S. political history ever seen anything as vicious and irresponsible as the Republicans’ deliberate efforts to sabotage the Affordable Care Act?


    Citizens must stand up against hate
    A Grayslake letter to the editor: The recent horrifying events that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia, call us all to take a stand.


    ‘Chemical-free’ irresponsible journalism
    A Geneva letter to the editor: A couple of weeks ago, the Daily Herald included an article about “chemical-free sunscreen.” On Aug. 10, there is an article about “chemical-free soil.”


    Tax overhaul needs bipartisan support
    A Naperville letter to the editor: As Congress turns its attention to tax reform, Illinoisans should be aware of two areas in which the success of tax reform will hinge upon.


    Support global education initiative
    An Aurora letter to the editor: Education has the power to transform. If there is one thing my college experience has taught me thus far, it is the power of my voice, when I stand up for my ideals and values.


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