Saturday, October 24, 2020

Increased Benefits for Foster Care Youth Gains Bipartisan Support but Little...

By Samone Blair, Medill News Service Lawmakers announced bipartisan support earlier this month for legislation providing additional benefits...

Illinois Mandates All Customers at Bars & Restaurants Must Wear Masks...

To further prevent spread, face coverings use will be required during interactions with wait staff and food service...

New Emphasis on Masks and Limits on Gatherings As Virus Cases...

August 7, 2020 -- Governor JB Pritzker announced that the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) will file emergency rules for...

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...

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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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