Obamacare lives/Ryancare is pulled from a vote/ Maybe a better Citizencare plan can come

Statement from the Rockford Teaparty March 25, 2017 Ahhh the good ole days when we knew who our opposition was…That was just about 6 short months ago when Obama still held the reigns of power in Washington and across the nation. We knew we could all rally around a common opponent politically. Now we are …

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How Beecher, Ill., plans to end power outages

How Beecher, Ill., plans to end power outages Thu, 2017-03-23 11:51 — Kevin Ebi There is no question that power outages are disruptive, but they could soon become a thing of the past for residents of one community. As you’ll read below, ConEd, which has already made great strides in making the energy grid more …

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January jobs growth weak, Illinois labor force in 10-year decline

From Illinois Policy March 2017 Newly released Illinois jobs report points to anemic jobs growth and a contracting labor force. Illinois’ January jobs data showed continued weakness in jobs growth, coupled with a significant one-month increase in the labor force size. However, new multi-year revised data show that Illinois’ job creation has been weak for …

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