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Madigan Says Federal Government Should Investigate Data Breaches

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan on Wednesday called for the formation of a new federal agency to investigate data breaches in much the same way the National Transportation Safety Board investigates plane and train crashes.

07/16/2014

Julia Boyle enjoys an electronic cigarette as she waits for customers at the Vapor Shark store on April 24, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Brandon Leidel, CEO, Director of Operations Vapor Shark, said he welcomes the annoucement by the Food and Drug Administration that they are proposing the first federal regulations on electronic cigarettes, which would ban sales of the popular devices to anyone under 18 and require makers to gain FDA approval for their products. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Chicago Beats Feds To Regulation Of ‘E-Cigs’

They’re called e-cigarettes. While the battery-operated device has its critics, some say it has helped them stop smoking. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

04/24/2014

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Federal Government: Thousands Of Illinoisans Benefiting From Health Care Reform

As we wait for the Supreme Court’s decision on the Affordable Care Act, the Obama administration says thousands of Illinois residents are benefiting from it.

CBS Chicago–06/25/2012

NATO Protesters

NATO Protesters Give City Monday Deadline To Share Security Plans

The group planning to protest during the upcoming NATO Summit is giving the federal government until 5 p.m. Monday to release its plans for a security perimeter at McCormick Place, or face a lawsuit.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2012

Dan Rutherford

State Treasurer To Protect Illinois Investments In Case Of Default

State Treasurer Dan Rutherford has outlined his plan to protect Illinois investment dollars in case of a federal default.

WBBM Newsradio–07/29/2011

Thomson Prison

State Lawmakers: Thomson Prison Will Be Sold To Federal Gov’t

Several state lawmakers have confirmed what the governor’s office and federal officials will not – the State of Illinois will sell the Thomson Correctional Center to the federal government.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2011

A Pharmacy Technician fills out a prescription of Levoxyl (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Feds Want Money From Alledged Medicaid Scheme

The federal government wants to collect almost $700,000 it says was illegally gained by a Gary, Ind. business.

05/17/2011

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11/29/2010