'The Black White Love Play', an original musical written by Jackie Taylor, CEO of Chicago's Black Ensemble Theater, delves into the courtship of Roger and Chaz Ebert, and their more than 20 years of marriage.
It's been nine months since Illinois' income tax rate dropped when a temporary tax hike rolled back on January first. And though the state is operating without a budget, Illinois is already spending over 90 percent of what it spent last year...which has already led to a cash shortage.
The llinois Department of Transportation may be wrapping up its busy construction season, but the upcoming winter will mean more repairs for road crews to work on next summer. But that depends on getting a state budget in place first.