VOL. I NO. 7/JULY 1975
Table of contents
195/Changing the weather: Implications for Illinois
/Stanley A. Changnon, Jr.
198/A look at the state's Prison Furlough Program
200/From gadfly to wheelhorse: A profile of Harry Tiebout
/J. H. Schacht
202/Circuit breaker legislation provides increased cash grants— up to $600—for senior citizens
203/Consolidation of (county) Educational Service Regions
/0. T. Banton
204/Home rule in Illinois: No. 3. General Assembly action
208/Abolish townships? 'No'
209/Abolish townships? 'Yes'
/TheLeague of Women Voters
210/How Illinois, an inland state, promotes global export business
/Diane L. Gottheil
214/Students in politics
222/Chicago: Daley's classroom: The Chicago City Council
/Charles B. Cleveland
223/Washington: The Capitol Hill media: New 'bosses' of national politics
THE STATE OF THE STATE
216/Retention of associate judges/Agency initiates appeals systems/Waste oil collection program/Hearings on conserving natural gas/Changing the license plate system/State employees/ 'Regititle' program in operation/How does his garden grow?
FOR THE RECORD
207/Grand jury reports 'stupidity' in State Fair
217/Legislative Action: Second effort in General Assembly provides tax relief for elderly
213/Selected state reports
221/Letters from Readers
COVER/The Illinois House of Representatives. is pictured as viewed from behind the podium. Springfield artist William H. Crook, Jr., sketched the scene on the floor the afternoon of Friday, April 16.
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Samuel K. Gove, University of Illinois, Urbana,
William W. Alien. Illinois Agricultural Association, Bloomington
Richard H. Carver. Mayor, Peoria Robert C. Gibson, Illinois State Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, Chicago
Philip Kendall, Sangamon State University, Springfield
Mrs. Randall Nelson, Carbondale Odas Nicholson. Lawyer. Chicago
James D. Nowlan. Knox College, Galesburg
James T. Otis, Lawyer. Chicago Theodore Peterson, University of Illinois, Urbana Honorable
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