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Illinois Issues
SEPTEMBER 1978 Vol.IV, No. 9
Contents

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Profiles of the Illinois Congressional delegation:
Emphasizing individual performance

By Mark Gruenberg

Don Rumsfeld steps out of government, into the corporate world:
Will he ever return?

By Joyce E. Kustra______________________10


 

Chicago school desegregation:
Will 'Access' work?

By Vicki Gerson______________________14

Chicago's reaction to 'Access'
By Robert McClory_________________________18


ILLINOIS ISSUES ELECTION SURVEY
Will GOP win control of Senate?
Cumulative voting makes prediction uncertain
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Upstate candidates for Illinois House __________________23

Taxes, property tax reform and restricted spending:
The issues next year, according to Upstate House candidates
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THE STATE OF THE STATE By Gary Adkins
State government wastes $500 million annually

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LEGISLATIVE ACTION By Gary Adkins
Appropriations for fiscal 1979 total $11.403 billion after governor's vetoes

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POLITICS By Robert Kieckhefer
The debates first rounds

34

CHICAGO By Milton Rakove
The fragmentation of black politics

35

WASHINGTON By Mark Gruenberg
Lobbying for federal dollar flow to Illinois

EXECUTIVE REPORT________29
Thompson petition
Election Board rulings

STATE STIX ______________ 29

ATTORNEY GENERAL OPINIONS__________________30
Public can't peruse Medicaid records

JUDICIAL RULINGS___________30
Bakke quotas out, affirmative action OK/Illinois public aid program/No unwarranted safety inspections/ Tax assessment lists

LETTERS______________31

NAMES _______________32

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