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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

State Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) speaks at a town hall in January. Biss helped sponsor a bill, which is awaiting Governor approval, that would prevent health insurance companies from denying coverage to people with pre-existing conditions.

Biss joins fight to prevent denial of pre-existing conditions in Illinois

June 14, 2017

State Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) joined other Illinois legislators in attempts to prevent health insurance companies from denying coverage or giving higher premiums to those with pre-existing conditions. Although...

Sens. Dick Durbin (D-Ill) and Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill) speak at an event. The Illinois Democrats responded to an estimate that projects 14 million more people would become uninsured by next year under a proposed repeal bill.

Congressional Budget Office: House bill to leave 14 million more uninsured by 2018

May 24, 2017

Illinois Democrats sounded off on an estimate from the Congressional Budget Office that a projected 14 million Americans would lose health care by next year under the proposed repeal of the Affordable...

Gloria Davis, an activist with the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless, speaks Wednesday at a panel on minimum wage in University Hall. The discussion took place days before citizens will vote on an advisory referendum to increase the Illinois minimum wage to $10 an hour.

Panel discusses minimum wage increase before referendum vote

October 30, 2014

A raise in the minimum wage affects not only workers, but the entire community, said McDonald's employee Nancy Salgado at Northwestern on Wednesday night. Salgado is a member of Chicago's Fight for...

Hasson: Immigration and American competitiveness

Hasson: Immigration and American competitiveness

April 30, 2014

When you want to help people, you tell them the truth. When you want to help yourself, you tell them what they want to hear. And that’s exactly what John Boehner did on Friday when he mocked certain...

U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Evanston) was arrested Tuesday afternoon at an immigration reform rally in the nation’s capital. She was released shortly after 7 p.m.

Rep. Jan Schakowsky ‘proud to join’ arrested protesters

October 10, 2013

Democratic Rep. Jan Schakowsky of Evanston said Wednesday she was "proud to join" about 200 demonstrators arrested during an immigration reform protest in Washington, D.C. Schakowsky was let out...

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