CST Editorial Board

The Chicago Sun-Times Editorial Board is the opinion voice of the hardest-working newspaper in America. It is headed by editorial page editor Lorraine Forte and includes Thomas Frisbie, Lee Bey, Ismael Pérez, Rummana Hussain and Mary Mitchell as members.

With crashes involving cyclists on the rise and climate change leaving little choice but to find alternatives to fossil-burning cars, it’s time City Hall made upgrading cycling infrastructure a priority.
Steppenwolf’s troubles make it clear that City Hall, business leaders and the philanthropic community must now work together to help preserve live theater.
It’s a dangerous moment for a society when the very places that should be sources of ideas and community are held hostage by nameless individuals.
There is a shake-up in leadership at the Chicago-based National Association of Realtors, and we’d say it’s way overdue.
No one needs to physically rob a bank at gunpoint anymore when a person can impersonate a fraud prevention specialist and sweet talk bank customers into handing over their life savings.
Politicians won’t act until they are forced to.
Illinois and Chicago should kick up their efforts to protect and improve the state’s environment.
As he marks his first 100 days in office, Johnson has yet to give the public a sign of who he may choose to fill vacant top posts at planning, transportation, housing and public health.
The state, we think, should be more aggressive in coordinating efforts to find suburbs, or even downstate communities, willing to take in asylum seekers.