Teacher minimum wage is another state demand without cash

Illinois lawmakers recently passed a minimum wage for teachers. They failed to provide cash for the schools to pay the increase. The wage hike will hurt small, rural districts, and likely push up all teacher salaries unless Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoes it. News opinion

How often are police really using force?

Belleville police and other cop forces in the area near St. Louis use force less often than US national average.