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The Illinois Economy

Another financial assessment to make news comes from the Illinois Policy Institute (IPI), an independent public policy research center. IPI’s report evaluated Illinois’ economy on

USS Illinois

History was in the making this week as lawmakers welcomed members of the crew and support group of the soon-to-be christened USS Illinois. The USS Illinois,

Fixing the Fiscal House

Getting the state’s fiscal house in order, including solving the current fiscal crisis, is a foundational step to restoring confidence in government and renewing the

Gov. Dan Walker: 1923 – 2015

This week also marked the passing of former Illinois Governor Dan Walker. Walker served as governor from 1973 to 1977. He was known as ‘Walkin’

NRI Scandal – Never Again

In 2010, just weeks before re-election, former Gov. Pat Quinn unveiled a $55 million program supposedly aimed at curbing violence in Chicago’s most dangerous neighborhoods.

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