Friday, September 18, 2020

Redeveloping Cairo Illinois as a Major River Port

Cairo, IL August 4, 2020 - It may well be the poorest community in all of Illinois, with scores of abandoned buildings...

Trapped: How the Pandemic Affects Domestic Violence Services across Chicagoland

July 30, 2020, by Nicole Girten, Medill News Service Maria Gomez cried while her children slept. She would wake...

Does the “CARES Act” Present a Funding Threat to Higher Education?

By Danyella Wilder, Amy Sokolow, Yun Hao July 24, 2020 - For-profit colleges accounted for...

Speaker Madigan Implicated as CommonWealth Edison Agrees to Pay $200 Million...

July 17, 2020 - After many months of a smoldering investigation that's already led to the sudden retirement of Anne Pramaggiore, a...

Fed’s Evans: Coronavirus Exposed Systemic Inequities Unable to be Addressed by...

By Henry Ren Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans said Tuesday that efforts by Congress and the Fed...

In a Pandemic World, Can Illinois Afford Its Minimum Wage Law?

July 1, 2020 -- The new minimum wage for Illinois as of July 1, is $14/hour in Chicago, $13/Hour in Cook County...

President Trump Signs an Executive Order to Hire Federal Employees Based...

President Trump holds up the executive order instating “skills-first” hiring practices over degree-based hiring. By Amy Sokolow, Medill News...

Gov. Pritzker Announces All Regions Have Met Health Metrics to Move...

  State Expands Testing with New Mobile Testing Teams, Launches County Level Risk Assessment Tool Ahead of Phase 4

Pres Trump Signs Exec Order on Police Deescalation Training, Improving Professionalism

The White House, June 16, 2020 - In the wake of on-going demonstrations around the nation against police tactics following the death...

Gov. Pritzker and Coursea Launch Recovery Initiative Offering Virtual Career Training...

Free courses offered via Get Hired Illinois portal to help upskill Illinoisans impacted by COVID-19

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Historian Mark DePue: Preserving Illinois’ Oral History

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library:  We talk with historian and fmr military officer, Mark DePue on his work of conducting indepth oral history...

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