8:44 am
Tue January 21, 2014

Gates Cites Illinois Corruption in 3 Myths that Block Progress for the Poor

"Four of the past seven governors of Illinois have gone to prison for corruption, and to my knowledge no one has demanded that Illinois schools be shut down or it's highways closed." - Bill Gates
Illinois Issues
12:00 am
Tue February 1, 2005

Editor's Notebook: The working poor are invisible though we encounter them every day

Peggy Boyer Long
Credit WUIS/Illinois Issues

Americans who work hard shouldn’t be poor. That’s what we’ve always believed as a nation. So, whether through ignorance or choice, we don’t really see the working poor. 

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