Vol. XVI No.4
Cover illustration: Earth Day on April 22 is a celebration organized by environmentalists to remind the world's people of what we take for granted. This spectacular sunrise over Pekin on a March morning is symbolic of that celebration. Bill Kemp writes about the issues on the environmental agenda and what role the states are playing, specifically Illinois, beginning on page 13. The photograph is by Paul Beaty.
Whither the tax revolt?
Charles N. Wheeler III _______ 8
The state of the State
Thompson's precariously balanced final budget
Michael D. Klemens _________ 10
The growing clout of voters with disabilities
Phil Bradley _____________ 34
Treacherous business of primary polling
Michael McKeon __________ 36
Osterman has come a long way
Paul M. Green ___________ 38
State of the arts
Thomas E. Morris __________ 6
Quinn prevails; incumbents upset
Angie Watson _____________ 9
Thompson's 'environmental challenge'
Michael D. Klemens _________ 28
F. Mark Siebert ___________ 29
Names ___________________ 30
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