Commentary

The truth behind workers’ compensation in Illinois

By DAVID JEROME    Recently, the Illinois Policy Institute released a report titled, Workers compensation estimated to cost Illinois taxpayers nearly $1 billion per year (Illinois Business Journal, May 2017). This report is clearly propaganda created by a GOP-led organization that has been utilized by Gov. Rauner to further his pro-business agenda at the cost of…

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Scott AFB offers an invitation to ‘celebrate 100 years together’

By COL. LAURA LENDERMAN     For 100 years, countless brave service men and women have passed through our gates and have called the Greater Scott community home. Local communities have helped us grow from a pilot training base during World War I to the Nation’s premier transportation and cyber hub today. On June 10-11, we’re…

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