Jillian Weinberger appears in the following:
Thursday, July 09, 2015
The Obama administration has announced new housing policies designed to promote racial integration across the country.
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
President Obama has pledged that the US will get 20 percent of its electricity from renewables by 2030. Many utility companies believe solar power undermines their business.
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
French President François Hollande says "the door is open" for negotiations on Greece's future in the euro zone. The country owes billions to the IMF and the European Central Bank.
Monday, July 06, 2015
What would a fair deal look like for the Greek economy? Economists publishing a series of letters in the Financial Times have an idea for an "economically sane and humane" decision.
Thursday, July 02, 2015
President Obama has proposed more than doubling the salary threshold for overtime eligibility. Here's how overtime began, and what Obama's new rule means for the economy.
Wednesday, July 01, 2015
The Illinois state budget expired at midnight on July 1, 2015. If the governor and the legislature refuse to make a deal, the state will face a government shutdown.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
The online graduation rate for University of Phoenix stands at just 7.3 percent, but the for-profit school has made more than $1 billion from veterans in the last five years.
Monday, June 29, 2015
As Secretary of State John Kerry negotiates with his Iranian counterparts in Vienna, one former Iranian negotiator weighs in on the prospects for a nuclear deal.
Friday, June 26, 2015
Senator Dick Durbin, Democrat from Illinois, has introduced legislation to prevent for-profit schools from taking advantage of veterans and taxpayer dollars.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
The leader of a white supremacist group that apparently influenced Charleston shooting suspect Dylann Storm Roof donated thousands of dollars to GOP presidential campaigns.
Monday, June 15, 2015
A new investigation finds that some oil and gas companies may be championing speed over safety, while avoiding responsibility when workers are killed or injured.
Friday, June 12, 2015
A federal appeals court has blocked the release of the last imprisoned "Angola Three" member, Albert Woodfox, who has been in solitary confinement for 43 years.
Thursday, June 11, 2015
As the self-proclaimed Islamic State advances across Northwest Iraq, the country appears to be splitting along ethnic lines.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Before he committed suicide last weekend, Kalief Browder had become a symbol for juvenile justice reform in this country. Here's what government officials should learn from his story.
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Two convicts escaped from Clinton Correctional Facility, a prison nicknamed Little Siberia. Here we explore how such prisons are designed and constructed.
Monday, June 08, 2015
Yorkville, Illinois is grappling with sexual abuse allegations against their longtime high school coach and former Congressman Denny Hastert.
Friday, June 05, 2015
The passage of the USA Freedom Act is the first major effort by Congress to reign in the Patriot Act. But the law may never have been passed had it not been for Edward Snowden.
Friday, June 05, 2015
After a new leak from Edward Snowden, millions of current and former government workers were affected by a data breach that has been linked to China.
Thursday, June 04, 2015
The National Cancer Institute will begin a new kind of clinical trial—one that demonstrates a shift in the way researchers think about cancer treatment.
Wednesday, June 03, 2015
Rep. Jerry Nadler co-sponsored the Patriot Act reform bill. He says that Director of National Intelligence James Clapper should be prosecuted, and Edward Snowden should be pardoned.