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Illinois continues to see a ciphoning of employees outside the state

Kristin Danley-Greiner Nov. 15, 2016, 9:06am

The state of Illinois saw 5,500 employees leave its workforce this fall, prompting another decline for the fifth consecutive month in September. October brought additional jobs to eight metro areas, but it still isn’t enough to make a big difference.

I-LAW encourages voters to pay attention to upcoming judicial races

Kristin Danley-Greiner Oct. 7, 2016, 7:24am

Voters are being encouraged to educate themselves on judicial candidates running for election and judges running for retention during this week of "Lawsuit Abuse Awareness," especially those who have personal injury litigation backgrounds or who receive campaign contributions from personal injury interests. 

Well known political pundits to speak at Southern Illinois University Oct. 11

Kristin Danley-Greiner Oct. 7, 2016, 6:59am

Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville will present "Crossroads: A Conversation about America’s Future" next week featuring pundits Juan Williams and Cal Thomas.

Davis: Proposed legislation would protect property and business owners from abusive ADA litigation

Kristin Danley-Greiner Aug. 8, 2016, 8:18am

Illinois Congressman encourages fellow legislators to take consider reforming ADA laws to end lawsuit abuse.

Illinois governor vetoes bill that would have given more benefits to SURS employees who've already cashed in

Kristin Danley-Greiner Aug. 4, 2016, 7:00am

SPRINGFIELD—Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed legislation July 29, that would have allowed public university employees who are part of the State Universities Retirement System (SURS) to obtain additional health benefits without making further contributions to the retirement system after they returned to teaching.