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by Ellyn Fortino
Wed Feb 10, 2016

Chicago City Council Roundup: The Brouhaha Over Council Oversight & Plan To Slap Cab Riders With Another Surcharge

Progress Illinois provides highlights from Wednesday's Chicago City Council meeting, which covered everything from city council oversight to the "tampon tax."

PI Original
by Ellyn Fortino
Wed Feb 18, 2015

Critics Slam Rauner's Budget Over 'Morally Reprehensible' Cuts

Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner is calling for massive cuts to health care, education and other vital services as part of his budget blueprint to "turnaround" Illinois. Progress Illinois rounds up some of the praise and outrage that has poured in following Rauner's first budget address.

Quick Hit
by Brandon Campbell
Thu Aug 9, 2012

Illinois Barely Makes the Grade in Fighting Cancer

Is Illinois doing everything it can to help in the fight against cancer? Not quite, according to a new report from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network.

Illinois is one of 16 states that earned mixed reviews after researchers measured policies aimed at improving cancer prevention and treatments. The Prairie State garnered praise for hitting the mark on four out of seven of the Cancer Society’s target issues, but they say there’s still room to improve.