Cook County’s public health system would take a $1.4 billion hit and more than 300,000 residents would lose their insurance if Obamacare is repealed, according to an analysis announced Wednesday.
Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle said she believes the Affordable Care Act is in danger because President Donald Trump’s administration has taken aim at repealing it and his Supreme Court nominee, Amy Coney Barrett, has been critical of it. Brett Chase has the story…
Members of AARP Illinois, the Illinois Alliance for Retired Americans and Jane Addams Seniors in Action said there’s “nothing more important” than voters passing the amendment that would change the state’s tax structure to a graduated-rate system.
“I think I’ve shown that you can be a nerd and still have fun and live your life,” said Jingmai O’Connor, who once named a fossilized bird she discovered after Greg Graffin, the lead singer of the band Bad Religion.