The Daily Northwestern

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn launches online pension awareness campaign

Ciara McCarthy, Reporter

November 29, 2012

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn launched a campaign this month to raise awareness about Illinois’ current pension crisis. The campaign, entitled “Thanks In Advance,” includes a website, Facebook page and Twitter handle. The website...

Evanston unemployment steadily decreases

Amanda Gilbert, Reporter

November 1, 2012

Evanston’s unemployment rate continues to fall, reaching its lowest level since May. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Evanston’s unemployment rate was 6.4 percent at the end of September. A year ago, the...