Governor Quinn Launches Get Covered Illinois’ Second Open Enrollment Period

More than 700,000 People Gained Access to Quality Healthcare in First Year; New Enrollment Begins Saturday, Nov. 15  Submitted by MarcusRobinson CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today announced […]

Arkansas Governor to pardon son’s drug conviction: report

Excerpt from Reuters) http://news.yahoo.com/arkansas-governor-pardon-sons-drug-conviction-report-091546906.html Outgoing Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe said on Wednesday that he will pardon his son for a felony drug conviction, local media reported. Beebe, who is set to leave office in January due […]

Is It Just Me With Dianne Baskin

I attended a community meeting a few day ago and I left feeling disappointed, empty, frustrated and marginalized. Once again we speak up after the fact and are rarely consulted before a decision is made […]

Jon Burge: Former Chicago Police Commander

Excerpt from Zak Cheney-Rice  October 3, 2014 On Thursday morning, the 66-year-old former Chicago police commander was released from federal prison in North Carolina. He’d served 3 1/2 years for perjury, but escaped punishment for a greater crime: […]