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Thursday, April 3, 2014 12:01 am

Parents forced to trade custody for care of adopted children

 When Dan Hoy was just six months old, he was taken from his biological parents by the state. He was lethargic and starving to death, and he had to be fed with an eye dropper each hour to keep hi...
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 04:16 pm
I have written before (here, here, here and here) about health care – an important topic in a town like Springfield in which the health racket industry in all its manifestations is the top employer. I take it up again here to vent about the now-famous (among wonks) study of Medicaid outcomes in Oregon – or rather about the reactions to it. Much has been said by Ezra Klein, , Kevin Drum a...
Thursday, March 21, 2013 11:04 am

Relief for Medicaid’s financial ills?

Illinois faces two challenges in providing decent medical care for the many among us who stubbornly refuse to follow the example of our social betters by getting rich. One, endlessly “debated,&r...
Thursday, April 4, 2013 11:04 am
An Illinois prisoner can accrue tens of thousands of dollars in child support debt while incarcerated because of Illinois child support laws.This, according to Rep. Monique Davis, D-Chicago, is counte...
Thursday, March 14, 2013 12:31 pm

Governor’s proposal cuts billions from elementary and higher ed

Illinois’ public pension costs will eat up nearly a fifth of state spending in the coming fiscal year, with education largely absorbing the impact. “This is the most difficult budget I hav...
Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 03:58 pm
Top corporate chieftains and Wall Street gamblers want to tell Washington how to fix our national debt, so they’ve created a front group called “Fix the Debt” to push their agenda. U...
Thursday, March 15, 2012 06:05 am

Fight against Medicaid abuse reaching critical mass

It’s a crucial time for Illinois in terms of the state budget, but investigators say the state is at a turning point in another respect: fighting Medicaid fraud.Gov. Pat Quinn announced a state ...
Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011 05:28 am

Statewide audit shows chronically poor accounting

A statewide audit of Illinois government released July 28 highlights more than 100 problems with the state’s financial reporting process, case management and more.The 274-page audit by Illinois ...
Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010 03:47 pm

Illinois ranks worst for institutional care

Health care reform could be a big plus for the disabled, says one Springfield disability advocate, but only if the state fundamentally changes how it handles those with special needs.Tyler McHaley, pr...

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