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Morning Spin: Madigan makes move to slow down push for school funding changes
It’s Friday, Feb. 5, and House Speaker Michael Madigan has formed a new legislative task force to help draft a plan to overhaul education funding. The creation of the bipartisan Education Funding Task ... read more
Index sets up China shop
Index Holdings, a mobile communications and media group, has launched a China office, Index China, through group company Index Asia Pacific, the company announced Thursday. In partnership with China M... read more
How much retirement savings do you really need?
So, how much do you really need to save? Well, this article from NPR breaks down some of the facts and figures, so that people have a better plan and idea of how much they need to put aside. One of th... read more
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Obamacare support melting away
This is not one of the more effective spin-squad efforts. To begin with, Democrats are running from Obamacare Their willingness to push for a major revision, one vehemently opposed by the White House, ... read more
Morning Spin: Rauner turns thumbs down on pension bill Emanuel wants signed
Welcome to Clout Street: Morning Spin, our weekday feature to catch you up ... with some bad policy,” but that it had to come along with changes be believes would ultimately drive down the cost of ope... read more
5 Things to Know About Ted Cruz's Run for President
make me wonder if perhaps he’s targeting social cons as much as tea party types—leaving libertarians a distant, lonely second. 3. He’s loved and adored by the GOP’s conservative base. As Ben Domenech ... read more
Fall is the time to prepare your home for winter
"But one of our customers in the flood zone, who had been warned, didn't take anything out of his basement, didn't move his cars out of the driveway ... "The No. 1 most important thing: Make sure your ... read more
HP TouchPad Needs 6 to 8 Weeks for Additional Shipments
HP needs 6-8 weeks to ship additional TouchPads, according to a leaked email sent to customers. HP is prepping one last run for its defunct tablet. Hewlett-Packard will apparently need close to two mo... read more
Corridor H continues to wind its way to completion.
The project got underway in the 60’s and took off in the 80’s and 90’s thanks to plentiful funding through U.S. Senator Robert C. Byrd. That money has dried up since the Senator’s death in 2010. Now t... read more
The U.S. May Ban Kratom. But Are its Effects Deadly or Lifesaving?
And a ban would only make it harder for research to demonstrate any potential ... Ever since, the Thai government has sent in troops to burn down kratom’s natural rainforest habitat, threatening other ... read more
Senate Democrats Are Circulating Plans for Government Takeover of the Internet: Reason Roundup
Other proposals include more disclosure requirements for online political speech, more spending to counter supposed cybersecurity threats, more funding for the Federal Trade Commission, a requirement ... read more
Fenty says education reform cost him re-election
I'm just nowhere near anybody who believes that people who are trying to slow down education reform have something to offer ... explain why when every tough decision is made to reform the school syste... read more