Illinois Issues is published by Sangamon State University, the Public Affairs University of the State of Illinois, and cosponsored by the University of Illinois
DECEMBER 1982 VOL. VIII NO. 12
ILLINOIS ISSUES is published by Sangamon State University. The magazine's board is appointed by the presidents of Sangamon State University and the University of Illinois. In addition to subscription income, the magazine is supported by grants from the Illinois Humanities Council, the Joyce Foundation, the U.S. Department of Energy; the Ancel Charitable Trust; support from the University of Illinois and Sangamon State University; and donations. The contents of the magazine do not necessarily reflect the views of the grantors, either university or donors.
Publisher: J. Michael Lennon. Editor: Caroline Gherardini. Circulation and advertising manager: Elizabeth A. Curl. Editor emeritus: William L. Day. Associate editors: Margaret S. Knoepfle, Richard J. Shereikis, Larry Smith. Assistant editors: Patricia Burtle-McCredie, John G. Martin. Legislative correspondents: Diane Ross. Contributing editors: Tom Littlewood, Bill Miller, Robert Kieckhefer, Milton Rakove, Ed McManus, Anna J. Merritt, Robert Mackay, James Krohe Jr., Barbara J. Hipsman, Bob Springer. Capitol Commentary Editor: Melinda F. Kwedar. Graduate Assistant: Marian L. Heid. Business staff: Bonnie S. Roberts. Student assistants: Harry T. Bostick, Wendy A. Hall, Jan R. Martz, Mark Thornton.
Chairman: Samuel K. Gove, director, Institute of Government and Public Affairs, University of Illinois, Urbana
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Members: Louis Ancel, attorney, Chicago. David E. Connor, Commercial National Bank of Peoria. William L. Day, editor emeritus, Springfield. Harold L. Deakins, public affairs manager, Illinois Power Company, Decatur. Robert P. Ewing, chairman of the board and president, Bankers Life & Casualty Co., Chicago. James M. Furman, executive vice president, MacArthur Foundation, Chicago. Doris B. Holleb, director, Metropolitan Institute, University of Chicago. Michael J. Howlett, partner, Howlett & Perkins Associates, Chicago. Michael H. Hudson, vice president, public affairs, Illinois Tool Works Inc., Chicago. David Kenney, director, Illinois Department of Conservation, Springfield. Louis H. Masotti, professor of political science and urban affairs, Northwestern University, Evanston. Odas Nicholson, judge, Cook County Circuit Court. James D. Nowlan, director, Public Administration Program, University of Illinois, Urbana. James T. Otis, lawyer, Chicago. Theodore Peterson, professor of journalism, University of Illinois, Urbana. Betsy Plank, assistant vice president, Illinois Bell Telephone Co., Chicago. Carl Shier, international representative, Region 4, United Auto Workers. Honorable William G. Stratton, vice president, Canteen Corporation, Chicago. Thomas F. Roeser, vice president-government relations, The Quaker Oats Company, Chicago. James M. Wall, editor, Christian Century, Chicago. Samuel W. Witwer, lawyer, Chicago. James C. Worthy, professor of management, Northwestern University. J. Michael Lennon, ex officio member.
6 Who are we? Illinois' changing population
By Richard Kolhauser and Cheng H. Chiang
9 Parklands' use: Consensus impossible?
By Jessica C. Weber
Stories of the Governorship
13 Remembrance of governors past
By Cullom Davis/p. 24
25 Ogilvie revisited
By Mike Lawrence
2 POLITICS By Barbara J. Hipsman and Bob Springer
Blacks vote: bad polls
4 THE STATE OF THE STATE BY Diane Ross
The facts of life in Illinois: Grim
30 LEGISLATIVE ACTION BY Diane Ross
Dems win big: Madigan wins bigger
31 EXECUTIVE REPORT By Margaret S. Knoepfle
FRATS: A data bank of state academic talent
37 The Media By Tom Littlewood
Election '82: the hollow power of the polls
38 WASHINGTON By Robert Mackay
Dems lead delegation, 12-10
39 CHICAGO By Ed McManus
'Punch 10' power: the Machine rolls on
29 SELECTED STATE REPORTS
CIES: providing communities and their leaders with resources on local issues
33 STATE STIX / ATTORNEY GENERAL OPINIONS
34 JUDICIAL RULINGS
Commitment of a juvenile to the Department of Corrections/Interest on payment to property condemned under eminent domain/ Loss of spouse intangible, but of monetary value/Disbarment of attorney involved in cement truck bribery scheme
Link to Special Report