Posts Tagged ‘illinois’

Lieutenant Governors Must Design Own Paths

Longtime consumer advocate Pat Quinn will soon be lieutenant governor. What that means will come down to how he defines the job.

(Medill News Service / Times of Northwest Indiana, December 11, 2002)

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Illinois Women Run High-Profile ’06 Campaigns

Female politicians are running high-profile races in Illinois. Judy Baar Topinka challenges the Democratic incumbent governor, Melissa Bean defends her congressional seat and Tammy Duckworth bids for Henry Hyde’s open seat.

(Women’s eNews, July 7, 2006)

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The Swan Song of Roland

Commentary: Democrats musn’t let Rod Blagojevich get the last laugh with his Senate appointment.

(BuzzFlash, January 28, 2009)

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Illinois Safety Campaign Dissolves Boundaries

An Illinois initiative to prevent violence against women releases its findings today. The program fosters new connections among people working on issues that don’t ordinarily come together. Sixth in our “Dangerous Trends, Innovative Responses” series.

(Women’s eNews, September 11, 2007)

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Illinois Open for Business?

Will our state’s dramatic tax hikes kill economic growth?

(Jewish Business News Chicago, March 31, 2011)

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Illinois Group Aims to Trim Maternal Health Gaps

Illinois maternal and infant mortality rates are declining but remain high for African Americans. Health advocates are planning to launch this fall European-style pilot programs that might narrow the gap and improve the city’s health profile.

(Women’s eNews, May 26, 2008)

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Ryan Says Blagojevich Can’t Keep Promises to Voters

The gubernatorial campaign stays nasty in its final week.

(Medill News Service, October 30, 2002)

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