A $24 million refrigerated food distribution center was the site of Quinn’s debriefing of sorts from a trade trip he just took to Mexico — the first time an Illinois governor had made such a visit in 13 years.
For the first time in years, American companies blew past the cap on H-1B visa petitions to sponsor educated, foreign workers. Many say that’s a sign of economic recovery, but some say the program is rife with abuses.
It’s been 12 years since residents in a small Indiana town learned their well water had been contaminated. EPA cleanup is crawling forward, but some deeply involved in the cleanup deny there’s a problem.