Sunday, February 18, 2018

Marketing Illinois: The Economic Impact of State Tourism & Hospitality Services

From the City Club of Chicago: Cory Jobe, who heads the Illinois Dept of Tourism, gives a presentation on the new methods the state...

Businesswoman Cynde Bunch, on Investing in Southern Illinois’ Growth

From the State Capitol: We talk with businesswoman, Cynde Bunch, on her investing in Southern Illinois and her effort to gain a gaming license...

Southern Illinois Sucess: The Winery of Walker’s Bluff

CARTERVILLE - The wine industry in Illinois has seen an explosive growth over the past decade, with the number of wineries increasing from around...

UPDATE: House Fails to Override Gov’s Veto of Bill that Prohibits...

State Capitol:  In a major victory for Gov Rauner, on Wednesday, House members attempted to override the Governor’s veto of a bill that would...

UPDATE: House Fails to Override Gov’s Veto of Bill that Prohibits...

State Capitol:  In a major victory for Gov Rauner, on Wednesday, House members attempted to override the Governor's veto of a bill that would...

Correction Officers Say IL Prisons are Dangerously Understaffed

Springfield: Roberta Lynch, Executive Director of AFSCME Council 31, is joined by correction officers working in Illinois prisons, who lay out a series of...

Policies Needed to Increase Manufacturing in Illinois and Across America

From the City Club of Chicago: Greg Baise, the CEO of the Illinois Manufacturers' Assn, is joined by the head of the US Manufacturers'...

Illinois Retail Merchants Executive Director, on Killing the Sweetened Beverage Tax

Springfield: Rob Karr, of the Illinois Retail Merchants Assn., tells us how a combination of factors, citizen outrage, and lobbying, came together to counter...

Cook County Commissioners Vote to Repeal Sweetened Beverage Tax.

UPDATE, Weds - Cook County Commissioners voted 15-2, to repeal the Sweetened Beverage tax, to take effect December 1. Chicago, Tuesday -- The Finance Committee...

Tons of Donated Goods Hauled for Free to Hurricane Victims in...

Springfield: The one-two punch of major hurricanes hitting first Texas and then Florida, left thousands without the comforts of everyday life, including food and...