America’s War on Poverty has been an abject failure. Nearly $12 trillion and 60 years later, official poverty rates remain basically unchanged. While the nation waged a well-intentioned assault on poverty, it inadvertently launched a far more sinister war: on dignity. While attempting to eradicate poverty, America created countless government welfare programs. In doing so,...View Report
This is an important step in outpacing neighboring states, and for embracing an innovative, entrepreneurial culture in Illinois.
Illinois needs to pass a law to create space for this financial innovation, allowing families to invest in local businesses through crowdfunding.