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Illinois Issues
February 1978 Vol.IV, No.2
Contents
The slatemaking saga of Democrats without Daley ____ 4
Was anybody happy? By Al Manning

Downstate holds the key to victory __ 7
Burgeoning Suburban power, shrinking Chicago clout By Peter W. Colby and Paul Michael Green

SPECIAL FEATURE: The Daley Legacy
Mayor Daley and the Suburbs ____
12
Second of a two-part article by Lawrence N. Hansen

College enrollment decline____ 15
The end of the baby boom in the early 1960's means a drop in the college-age population in the 1980's By Polly Anderson

Bill Singer ______18
On the outs with the regular Democrats, he'll be heard from again By Milton Rakove

Quake expectations in Illinois _____ 20
They've happened before; will they happen again? By Timothy S. Bramlet

The grand jury system____ 22
Is it a protection for citizens or an instrument for prosecutors? By Ed Nash

'Options' for the unemployable 26
A nonprofit corporation works to guide ex-addicts, ex-offenders and welfare mothers into jobs By Joyce E. Kustra

THE STATE OF THE STATE_____2
The strikes by farmers and coal miners

THE MEDIA By Tom Littlewood _____33
The wire services and state news

CHICAGO By Robert W. Kustra_____ 34
Saving an inner-city community

WASHINGTON By Mark Gruenberg ____35
Congress moves against red-lining

LEGISLATIVE ACTION_____ 28
Issues and compromises of the fall session

EXECUTIVE REPORT____29
Feds aid consumer cases with electric utilities / Bakalis pulls out of governor's personnel code

STATE STIX___________30

JUDICIAL RULINGS_____30
Was there no remedy for candidate Howlett? Aid regulation voided / Farmland assessment by use

LETTERS_______31

NAMES________31

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