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June 1990


Vol. XVI No.6
Established 1975

Paula Wolff: conscience of the Thompson administration
Kathleen Best


Filling the gap in health care: Consider mid-level practitioners
Angie Watson


TIFs: What cost to state treasury?
Michael D. Klemens


State's college savings bonds: easing future cost crunch
Debi Sue Edmund


Cover illustration: Photographer Terry Farmer captured Paula Wolff in her Springfield office at the Capitol. Wolff, with Gov. James R. Thompson since the beginning of his administration, is the governor's policy and program director.


Tax Accountability Amendment
Charles N. Wheeler III _______ 6

The state of the State
Thompson and legislators caught in mid-innings budget deadlock
Michael D. Klemens _________ 8

The Rostrum
Poverty: the common problem of children in trouble
Malcolm Bush ___________ 38

The Pulse
Modern-day campaign tactics put Phelan on top in Cook County
Richard Day and John Ross ____ 40

Daley 'the boss' to Daley 'the manager'
Paul M. Green ___________ 42


State Stix
Margaret S. Knoepfle ________ 5

Letters __________________ 10

Legislative Action
'McDome': Can it find quid pro quo?
Michael D. Klemens _________ 30

Pay raises for state officials?
Angie Watson ___________ 31

Judicial Rulings
F. Mark Siebert __________ 32

Names __________________ 33

Book Reviews
Short stories in a tradition of excellence
Elaine Fowler Palencia ______ 34

State Reports
Anna J. Merritt ___________ 36

June 1990/Illinois Issues/3

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