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The Hazards of Drug Importation PDF Print E-mail
Guest Commentaries
Tuesday, 11 November 2003 18:00
According to a recent news story in a Des Moines newspaper, Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack “is taking heart from Illinois’ conclusion that it could safely save millions of dollars by helping state employees buy prescription drugs through Canada.

 
Illinois Governor Has Only Himself to Blame for Veto Overrides PDF Print E-mail
Illinois Politics
Tuesday, 11 November 2003 18:00
You’ve probably heard that Governor Rod Blagojevich is fighting with the Illinois Legislature again. This time, he’s claiming the General Assembly is on a “spending orgy” and tossing around taxpayer money like “drunken sailors” who have “run amok.

 
Pigstock Deserved a Better Reviewer PDF Print E-mail
Letters to the Editor
Tuesday, 04 November 2003 18:00
While reading the less-than-enthusiastic “pedestrian survey” of the recent Pigstock/Jaegermeister festival [see “They Did It Better in Clinton,” River Cities’ Reader Issue 449, October 29-November 4, 2003], I couldn’t help but wonder if the writer knew what sort of event she was at, or if she’d ever been to a rock concert before.

 
Voting Important Even with Unattractive Candidates PDF Print E-mail
Editorials
Tuesday, 04 November 2003 18:00
You are always writing that we, as citizens of the USA, are obligated to exercise our right to vote. I agree, however, this Tuesday, November 4, we have a citywide election in Davenport and quite frankly, neither mayoral candidate on the ballot looks like an attractive candidate.

 
New Image for Utility Doesn’t Stop Questions PDF Print E-mail
Illinois Politics
Tuesday, 04 November 2003 18:00
Commonwealth Edison has come a long way from the bad old days when it was constantly trying to find underhanded, sneaky ways to bill consumers for its overpriced, and then-unfinished, nuclear-power plants. ComEd’s service territory was infamous for having the highest electric rates in the Midwest, and the third highest rates in the country.

 
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