Blog Posts

June 7, 2018

2018 Legislative Roundup

IABG, a project of Heartland Alliance, advocates for policies that address the growing racial...

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June 1, 2018

Campaign for a 36% Cap on Title Loans Gains Wide Support

Earlier this year, we kicked off a campaign for the Fair Lending Act (SB2843), which caps interest...

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May 30, 2018

This Month in DC: Payday Loan Rule Survives, but Dodd-Frank Does Not

May was a big month for consumer protection laws in DC. We won a significant victory in the fight...

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May 8, 2018

IABG Partner Spotlight: New CSA Program at Center for Changing Lives

This is a guest blog post by Kayla Villalobos with IABG partner, Center for Changing Lives. Center...

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March 22, 2018

Richest 20% of Households Make 5 Times More Than the Poorest 20% in Illinois

By Amber Blatt, Policy & Advocacy Intern & Jody Blaylock, Senior Policy Associate New data...

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February 1, 2018

New Book Calls for Polices that Address Financial Instability

By Amber Blatt, Policy & Advocacy Intern  “Deep within the American Dream lies the belief...

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January 16, 2018

Peoria Re-Entry Program Uses Consumer Bureau Toolkit to Prepare Individuals for Successful Return to Community

Image: Andy Kravetz This blog post was jointly written by Janice Parker with Navicore Solutions and...

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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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