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Filtered by: Racial Wealth Gap

January 10, 2018

Peoples Gas Proposal Would Cause Devastating Increases to Gas Bills

Peoples Gas has been working for years to replace Chicago’s aging gas pipes in a project...

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January 8, 2018

Our 2018 New Year's Resolutions

Here at IABG, we’re taking time this holiday season to reflect on our priorities going into the...

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November 28, 2017

New Report Sheds Light on Barriers to Retirement Savings

A new report released today by our friends at Heartland Alliance’s Social IMPACT Research...

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November 8, 2017

Illinois Passes Student Loan Bill of Rights

Last night, with a vote of 98-16, the Illinois House voted to override the Governor’s veto of...

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October 26, 2017

IABG Joins the Illinois Attorney General & Advocates to Support the Student Loan Bill of Rights

IABG is supporting the Student Loan Bill of Rights, SB1351. The bill creates important protections...

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August 17, 2017

31.6% of Black Households in Illinois Have Negative or Zero Net Wealth

This post is written by Amber Blatt, the Heartland Alliance Policy & Advocacy Intern. New data...

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June 19, 2017

2017 Legislative Roundup

IABG advocates for policies that close the racial wealth gap, expand savings opportunities, and...

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June 1, 2017

Legislative Update: Children's Savings Accounts

This past legislative session, our coalition worked to advances Children’s Savings Account...

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May 9, 2017

Congress Moves to Expand the Racial Wealth Gap

At a time when wealth inequity is at extremes, it’s been incredibly disappointing to see Congress...

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