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Illinois Issues
May 1978 Vol. IV, No. 5
Contents

DCFS doing its best____________4
The bad image of the Department of Children and Family Services is unjust
By Gary Adkins

Local government documents: ____7
A new project for libraries
By Greg Mansfield

Rev. Jesse Jackson's 'push' to 'excel' _____8
From country preacher to civil activist to moral leader
By Robert McClory

Should the property tax be scrapped?___12
NO By Gerald R. Glaub
YES By Jean and Dennis Hostetler

Ethnic waters still run deep in Chicago___16
A historical look at the ethnic groups which form one of America's greatest cities
BOOK REVIEW By Richard J. Shereikis

Springfield keeps commission government _17
By James Krohe Jr.

SPECIAL FEATURE: The Daley Legacy Daley's secret was votes and pros ____________18
Balancing competing interests with jobs, services and urban pride
The second of a two-part article by Milton Rakove

Illinois reshapes urban role ____________22
State control shifting from legislative to executive branch
By Robert W. Kustra

THE STATE OF THE STATE _________2
By Gary Adkins
Can the coal industry dig itself out?

LEGISLATIVE ACTION ____________26
By Gary Adkins
Thompson balances state's budget without raising taxes

POLITICS _________33
By Robert Kieckhefer
The race is on for the November election

CHICAGO ____________34
By Milton Rakove
Bilandic filling Daley's shoes

WASHINGTON ____________35
By Mark Gruenberg
Rostenkowski's compromise: complete but unpopular

SELECTED STATE REPORTS_____25

JUDICIAL RULINGS____________30
Approve multistate compact

EXECUTIVE REPORT ____________30
Ice storm/Wage agreement reaffirmed

AUDITOR GENERAL REPORTS_____30

STATE STIX____________30

ILLINOIS ITEMS____________31

LETTERS____________31

NAMES______________ 32

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