Stroger Hospital, is the largest public hospital in Cook County and one of the largest in the country. If there is a place where the nation's horrific health care crisis can be seen this is it.
After coping with over $60 billion in budget shortfalls this year, Republican Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is expected to propose draconian new budget cuts.
Everyone knows Oakland, CA, is a diverse community. Probably more people from more races and nationalities live in the city than anywhere west of New York or north of Los Angeles
Despite looming finals and the oncoming holidays, students, staff and faculty at California's public colleges and universities continue to protest.
Once again, city straphangers are being threatened by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
The unexpected rising enrollment of college students has created an $18 billion shortfall in the Pell Grant program.
Cesar Cota was the first in his family to attend college and "now it's hard to achieve my dream," he says, "because the state put higher fees on us."
In a dramatic display of political independence, 10 members of the Congressional Black Caucus boycotted a House Financial Services Committee vote on regulatory reform on Wednesday.
Over one million new public service jobs could be created at a cost of $40 billion according to the Economic Policy Institute in a report released on Monday.