Posts tagged "Dick Durbin"

Census Totally Screws Dems, Not Just In Illinois

Like a number of “blue” states, it appears people are fleeing Illinois like it was on fire and heading to states with questionable school board decisions, warmer climates and compelling roadside tourist attractions. As a result, Illinois stands to lose one House seat to the Bible belt; we’ll be divided into 18 House districts instead... Read more »

Fear Not! We Now Have An Asian Carp Czar.

Now that Mike Cox isn’t running for governor of Michigan, the two-state debate over the destructive power of the Asian carp seems to have dropped out of the headlines, which might explain why the Obama Administration is resurrecting the issue by appointing a special Czar to handle all things Asian carp. Yes, an Asian Carp... Read more »

Dick Durbin Doesn't Like Your Art School

Dick Durbin isn’t a particularly dedicated fan of for-profit schools. The Illinois Institute of Arts is a for-profit school that isn’t a particularly dedicated fan of proposed new student loan rules that require a future-income analysis to receive government education grants might limit for-profit school students from accessing Title IV funds, simply because their fields... Read more »