the Great Recession http://tristatesradio.com en Low Wages Stalling Economic Recovery http://tristatesradio.com/post/low-wages-stalling-economic-recovery <p>Differences on Capitol Hill have made recovery from the Great Recession difficult. Differences in interpreting what’s good and what’s bad in what’s happening with the economy have made recovery efforts worse. Wed, 15 Jan 2014 16:57:00 +0000 Bill Knight 46777 at http://tristatesradio.com Low Wages Stalling Economic Recovery Money Coming in for Illinois Pensions http://tristatesradio.com/post/money-coming-illinois-pensions <p>Illinois' pension funds will be getting $100 million in restitution from J.P. Morgan Chase. Wed, 20 Nov 2013 04:29:32 +0000 Brian Mackey 44098 at http://tristatesradio.com Money Coming in for Illinois Pensions An Economy That Helps All http://tristatesradio.com/post/economy-helps-all <p>&nbsp;Recording artist Bruce Springsteen talks about his new album, &ldquo;Wrecking Ball,&rdquo; in a conversation with The Daily Show&rsquo;s Jon Stewart in the current issue of Rolling Stone magazine, describing the record as featuring characters who are regular people who &ldquo;just want a job.&rdquo; In cuts such as &ldquo;Jack of All Trades&rdquo; and &ldquo;Death to My Hometown,&rdquo; Springsteen&rsquo;s newest record depicts the country at odds with itself.<br /><br />&nbsp;&ldquo;The banker man grows fat,&rdquo; he sings, &ldquo;Working man grows thin.&rdquo;<br /> Wed, 04 Apr 2012 16:46:17 +0000 Bill Knight 12996 at http://tristatesradio.com An Economy That Helps All Bill Knight - January 26 http://tristatesradio.com/post/bill-knight-january-26 <p>&nbsp;A large and growing number of Americans are poor or at risk of becoming poor as a consequence of the Great Recession, and many will struggle during a recovery, according to a <a href="http://www.tavistalks.com/remakingamerica/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/Indiana-University_White-Paper_EMBARGOED-UNTIL-WED__JAN.-11-AT-8AM1.pdf" target="_blank">white paper </a>released last week by the national broadcaster whose appearance last week at the 20th annual Martin Luther King luncheon in Peoria was cancelled after some people complained that he&rsquo;d criticized President Obama.<br /> Wed, 25 Jan 2012 17:26:02 +0000 Rich Egger 9211 at http://tristatesradio.com Bill Knight - January 26