Illinois Economic Policy Institute and the Project for Middle Class Renewal at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

March 22, 2019 - News Local/State

Illinois Lawmakers Set On Legalizing Sports Betting

Illinois Democrats are offering several options on how legal sports gambling could work in the state.


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March 22, 2019 - News Local/State

Triangulating The Teacher Shortage

Illinois lawmakers have proposed a variety of plans to tackle the state's severe teacher shortage. This week, State Sen. Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill), bundled three popular concepts into one bill.


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March 21, 2019 - The 21st Show

‘An American Summer: Love And Death In Chicago’; The Last Video Stores In Illinois

Alex Kotlowitz has been writing about violence in Chicago for decades - in film, in print, and for This American Life. His latest book is called “An American Summer: Love And Death In Chicago,” and it follows people for whom gun violence has become a part of daily life. Plus, Oregon may have America’s last Blockbuster store, but there are still thriving video stores here in Illinois. 


Attorney Jeff Anderson speaks as attorney Marc Pearlman, left, and clergy abuse victims listen during a news conference, Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Chicago.

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March 21, 2019 - News Local/State

Attorneys: Church List Of Accused Illinois Clergy Incomplete

Advocates for clergy abuse victims released the names Wednesday of 395 priests and lay people in Illinois they say have been publicly accused of sexually abusing children — a roster more than twice as long as what the state's six dioceses previously released.


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