It’s unlikely you need a reminder of the significance of today’s date. But if your Saturday plans don’t include reflection on the 20-year anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, many places in Illinois are designed for that purpose year-round.
I’m thankful that the injustice I experienced has reached the ear of those with power to change the law, and that despite no one heeding the warnings then, many lawmakers are heeding the call now. But delays have already stalled this bill for several months, and without action, delays will again stall it until the spring.
After months of arguments, lobbying, dealing and pleading, the future of electricity in Illinois hangs on one question: will holding a firm line on coal plants result in the loss of nuclear generators?