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Talking About a Little Illinois Revolution This Independence Day

Madeleine Doubek | Posted 09.03.2013 | Chicago
Madeleine Doubek

Those demonstrations in Egypt and Brazil, and the Arab Spring uprisings that came before them, remind me once again that our government can be better if we're willing, together, to put in some effort. To speak up. To demand change. To attend a meeting now and then.

Lawmakers Can Help Small Businesses Reduce Soaring Health Insurance Costs

John Arensmeyer | Posted 09.13.2011 | Business
John Arensmeyer

State officials have the chance to drive our nation's chief job-creators down the road to less financial burden and more economic opportunities through health insurance marketplaces.

Big Bank Admits Rigging Bidding Process To Win Business

AP | Posted 07.04.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Big Swiss bank UBS AG has agreed to pay $160 million to resolve allegations of rigging the bidding process to win investment business fr...

Rift Widens Between Federal, State Officials On Foreclosure Reform

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 06.12.2011 | Business

The rift continues to widen between state and federal officials over foreclosure reform. Since the 50 state attorneys general first issued their pr...

Utah Cuts State Officials' Work Week To 4 Days

CNN | Patrick Oppmann and John Zarrella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Carolyn Dennis, mother of a 5-year-old, initially wasn't too keen on Utah's decision to move her to a four-day workweek. Dennis and 17,000 other stat...