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index of first reading articles

1986 - PRESENT

This index includes every article in First Reading since its inception in 1986, organized by subject matter.  Issues of First Reading from June 2000 to the present are available for download and linked.  Contact the Research Unit for availability of articles from older issues.  Abstracts of reports required to be filed with the General Assembly, which are included in each issue, are not included in this index.

social issues

Adoption Costs Can Be Eased by Tax Credits and Incentives-May 2018, p. 1
Child Care in Illinois Lags Demand-Jul 89, p. 8
Child Support Collections in Illinois Since 1981-Dec 87, p. 6
Confronting Sexual Harassment in the Workplace-Jul 89, p. 5
Congress, States Try Reforming Welfare-May 92, p. 5
Costs to Raise Circuit Breaker Grants-Mar 91, p. 7
Medicare Billing-Jan 88, p. 5
Medicare Drug Benefits are Scrutinized-Apr 2004, p. 6
Pressure Continues for Parental Leave-Jan 89, p. 12
Privatizing Welfare Administration–Nov 93, p. 6
Reverse Mortgages Could Help Elderly-Apr 91, p. 6
Some Circuit Breakers Adjust for Inflation-Jun 91, p. 7
Some States Limit Medicare Charges-Mar 91, p. 10
State Seeks to Aid Adoption of Special Needs Children-Mar 92, p. 12
States Get Graded on Child Welfare-Feb 91, p. 12
States Move to Enforce Child Support-Apr 92, p. 5
States React to Surrogate Motherhood-Sep 88, p. 5
States Try Streamlining Adoption Process-Dec 2017, p. 3
States Try to Contain Medicaid Costs-Nov 93, p. 1
Teen "Sexting" Problem Challenges Policymakers-Jun 2016, p. 1
Welfare Programs Summarized and Compared-May 92, p. 9

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