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Collins: The power for change is in your purse

Jessica Collins, Op-Ed Contributor

January 25, 2017

Filed under Opinion

President Donald Trump is a successful businessman. Or rather, he has managed to persuade the electorate that his business acumen uniquely qualifies him for the American presidency. If this is the case, and America has come to...

Rauner announces he plans to sign first state law against Israel boycotts

Kevin Mathew, Copy Chief

May 19, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Politics, State

Gov. Bruce Rauner will sign into law the first-ever state action against Israel boycotts, he announced via Twitter on Monday. Rauner made the announcement after the Illinois House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill...

Illinois considering a bill to punish companies that boycott Israel

Kevin Mathew, Copy Chief

May 8, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Politics, State

Illinois will not invest in companies that boycott Israel if a new bill passes. The policy, which could be the first in the United States to take action against the boycotts, would affect companies that take “actions that...