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Natural gas prices are low, but consumers could save more if companies could better educate consumers: NEMA president

By Vimbai Chikomo | Mar 17, 2016

While current natural gas prices often favor the consumer, natural gas companies also often face challenges when advertising to residential consumers. And the savings may not always make it to the consumer.

Cook County Board approves new technology to share data between the county’s justice agencies

By Vimbai Chikomo | Jan 5, 2016

The Cook County Board has approved the purchase of new technology to allow justice agencies within the county to share data electronically.

IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law and USPTO create pro bono patent program for low-income inventors

By Vimbai Chikomo | Dec 31, 2015

IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law has announced a partnership with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to create a program designed to assist low-income inventors and small business in Illinois who qualify.

For-profit colleges could forgive millions in student debt under deals with IL, other states

By Vimbai Chikomo | Dec 16, 2015

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has announced two settlements with for-profit college operator Education Management Corporation (EDMC). The settlements would “significantly reform” recruiting and enrollment practices for the company, forgive over $3 million in loans for Illinois students, and reimburse the state of Illinois for money the education company obtained fraudulently.

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