Illinois Governor Pat Quinn says Illinois could be a leader in creating start-up companies. Quinn announced today the "Illinois Innovation Network" in an invite-only event for leaders of high-tech firms.
Mayor-elect Emanuel raised big funds for Mayor Daley, former President Bill Clinton and numerous Democratic Congressional runs in 2006. He’s also filled his own campaign war chests and personal bank accounts.
Part of a series on young people and financial literacyThe amount of money Americans owe on student loans recently exceeded the nation's credit card debt. That may lead many to ask: Is it smart to borrow a lot of money to go to college?
What happens when a local library shuts its doors? That’s a question many Midwestern towns are confronting. Niala Boodhoo of the Changing Gears team went to Northwest Indiana, where the Gary Library Board has just decided to close its main branch.