Illinois has more than $100 billion in pension debt. So far, attempts to fix it have been mostly illegal.
Recent program cuts necessitate the movement of some programs to replace what was broadcast. Additionally, the listener survey indicates some programs may benefit from new time slots.
Fiscal year 2016 is upon us and Illinois still doesn’t have a budget. Will Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner ever reach an agreement with legislative Democrats? How quickly will state government grind to a halt? And who will take the blame?
Here we are, rapidly approaching the Fourth of July, and we are still talking about legislative battles, a governor picking a fight with the speaker, and Illinois heading toward a new fiscal year without a budget in place. Sound familiar?
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Almost 7,000 people on Facebook have "liked" a page titled 'Save the Illinois State Museum.' Supporters have planned a rally for July 21st.
Crime in America may be on the rise again. It's too early to talk about a national trend, but there have been troubling spikes in shootings and murders in big cities such as New York, Baltimore and Los Angeles.Until recently, crime decreased steadily for two decades, and the national murder rate is half what it was in the early 1990s — so police departments are under pressure to crack down. But at the same time, their tactics are under more scrutiny from the public, and they have to be...
I've had this phrase running through my head since we started updating our Commencement Speeches database a few weeks ago: "If you're too big for a small job, you're too small for a big job."Who said that? It was Katie Couric at American University last year.Who knew that a commencement address could get stuck in your head? Well, the best of these speeches have a lot in common with a great pop song. They are simple, emotional, and pack a universal message into just a few words.I remember...
ILLINOIS ISSUES - Idatyna Zarecky was sexually abused as a child, which she believes led to her developing mental health problems. Her mother didn’t have the time or resources to have her treated and would give her medication to calm her nerves.