— Sen. Cullerton Pleads Not Guilty To Federal Embezzlement Charges
FOX NEWS CHICAGO
— Recession signs worry Trump ahead of 2020 (DIERSEN: To defeat Trump in 2020, Democrats will do everything that they can to destroy the economy.)
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters promote Joe Walsh.
— Recreational marijuana is coming, and suburban leaders have some decisions to make – RANDY BLASER
— Feds allege that Koch Foods had history of ‘knowingly hiring and employing illegal aliens’ – ROBERT CHANNICK
— At the Illinois State Fair, farmers celebrate ag but bemoan a ‘nightmare’ of a year – Alexia Elejalde-Ruiz
— Madigan’s hand-picked Chicago alderman tried to disqualify his opponent by challenging signatures that were never submitted. Now a grand jury is investigating. – GREGORY PRATT and RAY LONG
— Wheaton sets 7:00 PM Monday, August 26, 2019 hearing on proposed marijuana sales ban (DIERSEN: Needless-to-say, I urge all Wheaton residents who oppose the promotion of pot to attend this hearing and to call for Wheaton to ban the sale of pot.)
— Naperville set to review details of recreational marijuana sales ban – Marie Wilson
— Curran seeks to clarify comment about ‘wrong people’ moving to Lake County – Doug T. Graham
— DISGUSTING, OUTRAGEOUS: Google employees call for pledge not to work with ICE – AP
CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Former State Senator Rickey Hendon is in the pot business His West Side shop sells homemade hemp and CBD creams and cooking spices, as well as oils, gummies and other edibles with a goal of getting black people to join in on the looming recreational pot gold rush. – CHERYL V. JACKSON
— Illinois proves what you didn’t know about the old boiling frog metaphor Raise taxes and take on more debt, but do it gradually. Never mind reforms, corruption, hostility to employers and all the rest. Like the mythical frog, nobody will jump out, Illinois pols seem to think.
– Mark Glennon
— Illinois Joins Legal Fight Opposing Trump Administration’s Public Charge Rules – María Ines Zamudio
NAPERVILLE COMMUNITY TV
— Cannabis Discussion from DuPage County Perspective
DUPAGE POLICY JOURNAL
— Former GOP candidate Kinzler calls for special election to replace indicted Cullerton – Robert Hadley
— Ugaste: Senate bill proposing to raise FOID card fees ‘infringes on the rights of too many’ – Glenn Minnis
— Has Proft’s Uihlein money dried up?
— Jim Oberweis, others (Evelyn Sanguinetti and Ted Gradel) picked for NRCC’s “Young Guns” program
— Vast white supremacist violence in America is a myth the media won’t give up
— Google employees demand company not work with ICE
— Federal workers sue for the right to criticize Trump
— LEAKED: Top New York Times Editor Battles Leftist Staffers on Trump, Crying Racism – Tim Graham
ONE AMERICA NEWS NETWORK
— Feds Subsidize Loans To Posh Eateries, Golf Courses, Yacht Clubs
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats use legal immigrants to promote illegal immigrants.
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
— The Rev. Franklin Graham slams law requiring schools to teach LGBTQ history: ‘an affront to God’ – Muri Assunção
LOS ANGELES TIMES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats use legal Latinos to promote illegal Latinos.
— Dayton City Council fills vacancy in Position 5 with Misty Yost
— Appeals Court Okays Dismissal Of Older Worker Said To Lack “Potential” For Promotion – Patricia Barnes (DIERSEN: The Democrats who run the federal government get rid of their employees who are Republican, White, male, and/or non-veteran who do not make GS-13 (currently $98,198) by age 25, GS-14 (currently $116,040) by age 30, GS-15 (currently $136,495) by age 35, and Senior Executive Service (currently $165,500) by age 40.)