Indiana state workers have had good cause to wonder about their economic future lately. After all, workers in neighboring Ohio, Illinois and Michigan have been scrambling to preserve jobs, bargaining rights and pay.
Illinois Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky lashed out at her Republican colleague Joe Walsh today for accusing President Obama of lying about the debt ceiling.Walsh released a video yesterday accusing the White House of using scare tactics in the debate about raising the national debt limit."
As the population of northern China explodes, it needs more water than the land can provide. To bring water to its thirsty cities, the government has embarked on the world’s most expensive and largest engineering feat: the South-North Water Diversion Project.
One year after massive floods engulfed Pakistan and displaced 10 million people, many haris, or sharecroppers, face a difficult decision. Do they return home, where huge debts and impatient zamindars, or landlords, await?
Cook County will soon be one of the most expensive places in Illinois to get a marriage or civil union license. The Cook County Board voted Tuesday to raise the fee from $40 to $60.Commissioner Joan Murphy sponsored the ordinance.