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State lawmakers vote to change welfare
May. 23, 2013
In Illinois, TANF recipients cannot have more than $3,000 in assets for a family of three. But lawmakers passed a bill to change that.
Where was Rep. Aaron Schock at 25?
May. 21, 2013
At 31, Congressman Aaron Schock is the youngest participant of the Year 25 series. It’s a designation he’s pretty used to.
Is the Affordable Care Act bad for business? No answers yet.
May. 16, 2013
The Healthcare Council for the Illinois Chamber of Commerce is helping businesses sort out the details -- and taking on some surprising forms of advocacy.
Illinois lags in hiring Asian-Americans
Apr. 23, 2013
A new advisory council seeks to boost the number of Asian-Americans in the state labor force.
IL GOP leader favors gay marriage
Apr. 8, 2013
Rep. Ed Sullivan Jr. of Mundelein said Monday his position is influenced by his mother-in-law. She's been in a lesbian relationship for about 20 years.
What's the holdup on gay marriage in Springfield?
Mar. 18, 2013
Five years from now, Illinois’ campaign for marriage equality is going to make for a great docudrama on HBO – or a soap opera.
IL Senators to American: Don't forget about O'Hare expansion
Feb. 15, 2013
Illinois senators don’t want the pending merger between American Airlines and US Airways to affect plans to expand O’Hare International Airport.
Illinois foreclosure activity jumps
Feb. 14, 2013
A jump in the number of January foreclosure auctions moved Illinois up one place to rank as having the third highest foreclosures activity in the country.
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