Some Illinoisans may be surprised to learn that Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s shelter-in-place executive order aimed at slowing the spread of the Coronavirus designates the oil and natural gas industry under the “essential” business and services category. [Read more...]
By Edward Jones
It might not have made the headlines, but a recently passed piece of legislation could affect the IRAs and 401(k)s of millions of Americans beginning in 2020. So, if you have either of these accounts, or if you run a business, you’ll want to learn more.
By Representative Darren Bailey
Illinois’ economic fortunes are turning around. After years of struggling to recover from the so-called Great Recession of 2008, the tide seems to be turning. Here are some of the headlines this year from the Illinois Department of Employment Security:
Questions with My Answers!
Several unrelated questions have floated around in my thoughts these past few months, and I decided to share them in this column for your consideration. Here are my questions with my answers.
By Juanita J Mezo Harris
Wabash Chapter NSDAR
The Civil War was finally over in 1865. The Union (Northern States) had defeated The Southern States and slavery was abolished. The United States were still United. The South had lost their bid to succeed from the Union. President Abraham Lincoln must now bring forth healing and uniting. He had stated in his Gettysburg Address, “Our Nation was conceived in Liberty and Dedicated to the Proposition that all men are created equal”, as our forefathers stated and believed. The Emancipation Proclamation became a reality, all men were now FREE.