Friday, June 23, 2017

Illinois Congressman, Raja Krishnamoorthi, Leads Effort to Fund Career and Technical Training Bill

by Kara Voght, Medill News Service WASHINGTON— on Thursday, with the leadership of Illinois congressman, Raja Krishnamoorthi,  the US House of Representatives, in a rare moment of bipartisanship, unanimously passed a bill to continue funding...
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Treasurer Mike Frerichs, on Ensuring Life Insurers Pay Insured Benefits

Springfield: State Treasurer Mike Frerichs urges Gov Rauner to sign the bill that would require life insurance companies to review their policy holders over the last 17 years, and compare that to the Social...
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Governor Rauner on Efforts to Put Caps on Property Taxes

From Moline -- At the time when homeowners are making property tax payments, Gov Rauner...
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State Treasurer Frerichs on Improving Investments in College Savings Accounts

Chicago - State Treasurer Mike Frerichs talks about the changes he's made in the college...

State Board of Elections Says Russian Hack of June, 2016 Was of Voter Registration Data

Springfield, June 13, 2017 -- A Spokesman for the State Board of Elections, said the...
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University of Chicago Professor Charles Lipson, on Politics, Impeachment and Media Bias

From Chicago -- Our Contributing Correspondent, Jeff Berkowitz conducts an interview with Professor Charles Lipson,...
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Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart, On Fixing the Process of Incarceration, and Data Privacy

From the City Club of Chicago -- Sheriff Tom Dart, shares his experiences of running...

Sen Andy Manar (D) Says Gov Rauner Should Stop using Illinois Students as Political Pawns in Budget Battle

SPRINGFIELD, June 12 – Sen Andy Manar (D), who has worked for several years on...

How are Schools Preparing to Open in August, While There Is No State Budget?

From Springfield:  We speak with Roger Eddy, the Executive Director of the Illinois Association of...

TEXT of the Opening Statement Fmr FBI Director Comey Gave to the Senate Intelligence Cmte

Statement for the Record Senate Select Committee on Intelligence of James B. Comey, Fmr FBI Director June 8,...

AFL-CIO Throws Its Support Behind JB Pritzker in the 2018 Race for Governor

June 6, 2017: The Illinois AFL-CIO today endorsed JB Pritzker for governor. The Illinois AFL-CIO...

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Mark Rhoads, Author of “Land of Lincoln:Thy Wondrous Story”

From the Pasfield House in Springfield: We talk with former Illinois State Senator Mark Rhoads about his book, "Land of Lincoln: Thy Wondrous Story"...