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    Newly Insured Illinoisans May Not Find Doctors

    by  • June 22, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    (AP) – Doctor shortages could make it difficult for residents in some Illinois counties to find medical care when the federal health overhaul kicks in. Hundreds of thousands of Illinoisans will become eligible for health insurance next year. But state and federal officials say 22 counties have a shortage of primary care doctors. In...

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    Quinn signs bill limiting lawmaker compensation

    by  • June 22, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Governor Pat Quinn today signed a new law that limits compensation for many of Illinois’ elected officials. The measure passed through both chambers this spring, with only a handful of northern representatives and one northern senator voting “no.” “The civic duty of an elected official requires a commitment to the greater good of the...

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    More counties aren’t enforcing concealed carry ban

    by  • June 22, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    (AP) — The roster is growing of counties where prosecutors won’t charge people with breaking the state’s law banning concealed weapons. The Decatur Herald and Review reports that Piatt County State’s Attorney Dana Rhoades says she is through prosecuting because a federal court has deemed the state’s law unconstitutional. And in Macon County, the...

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