A Chicago Tribune article on the growing number of the uninsured in Illinois notes that, in response to the trend, Governor Rod Blagojevich has plans to introduce statewide coverage. As states continue to tackle this issue on an individual basis, looking at the lessons of Maine (and by year's end, Massachusetts), we're still waiting to see a truly innovative plan. For Freelancers Union Executive Director Sara Horowitz's take, see her recent post at the DMI Blog.