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Health care, human services providers cope as state’s unpaid bills pile up

By Dean Olson, The State-Journal Register

June 6, 2016

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Local providers of human services and health care were hit by a wave of disappointment and anxiety last week when the governor and General Assembly failed to reach a compromise on a state budget for the current or coming fiscal ...

State-based solutions key to universal health coverage, SIU graduation speaker says

By Dean Olsen, The State Journal-Register

May 21, 2016

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The 68 people who will become doctors Saturday after graduating from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine are entering a health-care system with obvious problems, journalist and documentary filmmaker T.R. Reid says.The fed...

Illinois House, Senate play political games on constitutional amendments

By Monique Garcia and Celeste Bott, Chicago Tribune

April 23, 2016

Filed under Uncategorized

Despite a flurry of action on ideas to change the Illinois Constitution that includes eliminating the lieutenant governor's office, overhauling how legislative districts are drawn and setting up a graduated income tax, it's getting i...

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