Another new study shows the state of Chicago-area public pensions is getting more serious.The report released Thursday by the non-partisan Civic Federation, a Chicago-based budget watchdog group, looks at ten local pension funds.
An Indiana Senate committee is hearing testimony today in Indianapolis over a bill to crack down on illegal immigration in the state.The bill is pattern after Arizona’s controversial immigration reform law.Indiana Senate Bill 590 would give police authority to arrest any person they believe is an il
In contrast to much of the developed world, Vietnam’s economy grows at seven percent a year. But those numbers weren’t cause for celebration at the Communist Party’s five-year Congress, when the nation’s one-party system chose its new leaders.
It’s Thursday, and time for our Global Activism series. Each Thursday, we hear about an individual who’s decided to work to make the world a better place.Today, our segment is about Zimbabwe. And with us is one of our former Global Activists, Elizabeth Mhangami.
It was no surprise that President Obama’s State of the Union speech focused on domestic issues and the economy. He did get to foreign policy close to the end of the hour, however the issues he failed to mention happen to be some of our thorniest.