Everyone in Springfield is talking about guns this spring. Most of the debate has been about a new conceal-and-carry bill, mandated by the Illinois Supreme Court, and a ban on assault weapons. But that’s not enough. Illegal handguns account for most of the gun deaths—murder and suicide—in the United States. more
The Dow breaks 15,000! Whoopee! Let’s break out the bubbly and start the march toward 16,000. I can’t help fantasizing about what this will mean for my retirement accounts. You too? But is everybody cheering? Is everybody looking ahead to a new high? Are fattened retirement accounts on everyone’s mind? Maybe not. more
With only three weeks left in the session, Wednesday, May 8, 2013 was a big day for our legislative priorities in the Illinois General Assembly Committees. more
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