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LINK Card benefits now more nutritious
Jun. 11, 2013
Low income families that use LINK cards at farmer’s markets will get more for their money.
Illinois gambling bill still up in the air
May. 31, 2013
A plan to expand gambling is still being negotiated and it's unclear if lawmakers will take it up, with just hours left in the session to deal with other major issues.
As gay marriage vote nears, frustration mounts
May. 29, 2013
Black lawmakers undecided on gay marriage are feeling increasing pressure as a vote nears, but are keeping mum on their plans.
IL couples, firms wait/brace for gay marriage
May. 24, 2013
Gay couples and businesses wait on bended knee for Illinois to pass same-sex marriage – at a cost.
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.
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