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Letter to the Editor: An Efficient Cook County Public Health System

Date: 
11/05/2009

The Emergency Network to Save Cook County Health Services was among the earliest proponents of an independent county health system board, and we too welcome its efforts to create an efficient public health care system ("Don't back down," Editorial, Nov. 4).

Coverage under any conditions

Date: 
10/26/2009

Dan Sherry and Bob Hausheer are small business owners and members of the Illinois Main Street Alliance. This article features the stories of their struggles to find affordable, comprehensive insurance coverage for their families and workers.

When Illness Strikes

Date: 
11/01/2009

Mark and Jenny Scherf are small business owners and members of the Illinois Main Street Alliance from Joliet. This article features the story of their struggles to find affordable, comprehensive insurance coverage for their family.

By Cindy Wojdyla Cain

Jenny Scherf found her husband, Mark, writhing in agony last April.

"I came downstairs and he was lying on the floor, screaming in pain," she said.

Reform Commission seeks ideas to tackle Illinois' integrity crisis

Date: 
03/26/2009

By Bill Mayeroff

The crowd was small but their ideas were big at an Illinois Reform Commission town hall meeting Thursday night at Augustana College.

About 30 people came to offer suggestions for cleaning up Illinois politics, the reason why Illinois Gov. Patrick Quinn created the IRC.

Editorial: Payday loan lobby shows reform needed

Date: 
05/15/2009

In the battle to protect the little guy who takes out a payday loan, Illinois state lawmakers can listen to two groups.

They can listen to the consumer advocates trying to look out for the Average Joes, who have so little money they need to get payday loans with sky-high interest rates.

Or lawmakers can listen to the lobbyists representing the big-money lenders, who have a ton of cash and donate millions of it to politicians.

Payday Payoff

Date: 
06/22/2009

By Greg Hinz

Reaction Mixed on Kirk's Town Hall Meeting

Date: 
08/27/2009

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