The Illinois Politicians That Want To Take Your Internet Rights Away From YouWith net neutrality effectively neutered, Internet service providers (ISPs) starting to do as they please and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) attempting to create new rules for broadband Internet, now is a good time to take stock of those who support an open Internet and those who don't.
A Quick And Dirty Guide To Net NeutralityNet neutrality is a simple concept: it's the idea that big companies that provide Internet have to treat all websites as equals. What does this mean for you and me?
Happy May Day! The Minimum Wage Still Hasn't Been Raised... So Let's Create A Maximum Wage!If the government doesn't raise the minimum wage soon, should they instead create a maximum wage for the rich? One writer thinks so...
Sen. Kirk Calls For Law To Stop Internet Ads For ProstitutionSenator Mark Kirk and States Attorney Anita Alvarez are promoting an agenda aimed at stopping prostitution advertised over the internet, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Two Years After Stroke, Sen. Kirk Making StridesCBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine visits with Mark Kirk in Washington and asks: How's it going?
Kirk, Durbin Effort Would Place Historic Pullman Under U.S. ParksPullman at 11th and Cottage started as a company town owned by George Pullman to house workers at his company, which manufactured luxurious Pullman Railroad Sleeping cars.
Sen. Mark Kirk Has Gallbladder Removed U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk had surgery on Monday to have his gallbladder removed.
Durbin, Kirk Bill To Help Schoolchildren Who Suffer From AllergiesBoth U.S. Senators from Illinois were at Lurie Children's Hospital today to talk about their bill - expected to become law soon - to help schoolchildren who suffer from life-threatening allergies.
Pastors Urge Kirk To Support Slave Reparations BillSenator Mark Kirk ruffled a lot of feathers with his recent plan to round up 18,000 gang members but a group of South Side pastors say they have a way for him to redeem himself: Help pass legislation to give African Americans reparation.
Disagreements Linger After Kirk, Rush Tour EnglewoodWhile Kirk and Rush appeared unified in their support of the South Side area, they disagreed over the fundamental way to turn things around there.
Sen. Kirk Wants To Digitize Veterans' Disability Claims To Speed Up ProcessSenator Mark Kirk says there's a reason, but no excuse, for a year plus delay in processing veterans' disability claims, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk Returns To Work This WeekIt has been nearly a year since U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk suffered a major stroke. This week, Kirk will finally head back to the Senate, and get back to work.
Sen. Kirk Pays First Visit To Office Since StrokeThe Illinois Republican spent about a half-hour meeting with aides on Thursday in advance of his anticipated return to work when the new Congress convenes on Jan. 3.
Ex-Wife: Kirk Improperly Paid His Ex-Girlfriend For Campaign WorkThe ex-wife of U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) has filed a federal election complaint, alleging he improperly paid his ex-girlfriend for campaign work.
Sen. Kirk Released From Rehab InstituteNearly four months after suffering a stroke, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) has been released from the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and is now back at his Highland Park home.