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Conservative Think Tank

The teachers' strike is on its second day and will likely to go into a third, according to Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis. Salary is far from the only issue on teachers' minds. Other issues include quality of the classroom, job security, and teacher evaluations. Find out more here. (Credit: Mason Johnson)

Conservative Think Tank: Emanuel Should Fire All The Teachers

The president of a conservative think tank says Mayor Rahm Emanuel should “go all Ronald Reagan” and fire all the teachers in the Chicago Public Schools system if they do not end their strike.

CBS Chicago–09/12/2012

City Council Chambers

Think Tank: Seizing Tax Refunds Won’t Help City Budget

The head of a conservative think tank calls the plan to intercept ticket scofflaws’ tax refunds a desperate money grab by the city.

CBS Chicago–02/16/2012

Money (CBS)

Report Claims Illinois Has Lost $26 Billion In Taxable Income Since 1995

A conservative think tank says the population exodus from Illinois to other states since the mid-1990s has cost the state $26 billion in taxable income.

CBS Chicago–12/21/2011