Lisa Madigan seeks record-breaking 5th term

Lisa Madigan seeks record-breaking 5th term Austin Berg Austin Berg is the Senior Writer for the Illinois Policy Institute. / GOOD GOVERNMENT MAY 17, 2017 Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan will look to extend her record as the longest-serving attorney general in Illinois history. Her father, Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan, has remained the state’s …

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Illinois had the nation’s highest black unemployment rate in 2016

 Illinois Policy May 2017 Illinois had the nation’s highest black unemployment rate in 2016, according to annual unemployment data released by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics, or BLS. Only 51 percent of black adults reported having some form of work in Illinois, highlighting an economic crisis that far too few political leaders are talking about. The …

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Trump News may 24, 2017

Since Obamacare was implemented, premiums for individual health care policies have increased on average by 105 percent since 2013, according to an HHS report released last night. The average American on the individual market is paying nearly $3,000 more in premiums this year than in 2013.This report, which shows the dramatic increase in costs for …

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