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Thursday, April 20, 2017 12:06 am
During Statewide Healthcare Day of Action April 18, a coalition of Affordable Care Act advocates organized outside U.S. Rep. Darin LaHood’s Springfield office to ask for support of a pledge to prote...
Thursday, April 20, 2017 12:05 am
More names have been added to the Grandstand lineup for the 2017 Illinois State Fair. On Thursday, Aug. 10, fairgoers with paid admission to the fair will be treated to a free concert by the legendary...
Thursday, April 13, 2017 12:10 am

Picking the brain of ALPM head Alan Lowe

Nine months into his tenure as director of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Alan Lowe looks and sounds like a man at ease....
Thursday, April 13, 2017 12:09 am
Two bills were introduced to increase Illinois’ minimum wage to $15 per hour. Rep. Mary Flowers-D, Chicago, sponsor of an immediate $15 per hour minimum wage increase, said people should have a liva...
Thursday, April 13, 2017 12:08 am
 A bill to preserve internet privacy has been introduced in the General Assembly.Known as the Right to Know Act, the legislation would require that internet service providers who retrieve persona...
Thursday, April 13, 2017 12:07 am
A bill introduced by Rep. Anna Moller, D-Elgin, would require that employees cannot be paid less than what their coworkers make due to their gender. The measure may be beneficial for Illinois financia...
Thursday, April 13, 2017 12:06 am
The 10th annual Illinois Innocence Project Defenders of the Innocent gala will be held Saturday, April 29, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Springfield. Featured speakers will be Yu...
Thursday, April 13, 2017 12:05 am
For the second year in a row, shooters from the Illinois Army National Guard have taken top honors in the All-Army Small Arms Championship held at Fort Benning, Georgia. The annual event is held to de...
Friday, April 7, 2017 12:10 am
 Fans of 1960s popular music are no doubt familiar with The Zombies and their hits, such as “She’s Not There” and “Time of the Season.” The latter is the closing track to the 1968 album...
Thursday, April 6, 2017 12:09 am

Prison jobs pay big

 While legislators consider banning the Illinois Department of Corrections from privatizing prison health care jobs, pay records show that prison workers earn substantially more than counterparts...

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