Sunday, December 4, 2016

Bringing Illinois State Govt’s Technology into the 21st Century

From the City Club of Chicago:  Hardik Bhatt, the designated director of the new Illinois Dept of Technology -- nick named DoIT -- talks...

Jesse White on Saving Lives Through Organ Donations

From Chicago:  Sec of State Jesse White speaks to the need for greater organ donations, which will save the lives of those in need....

COST OF SODA, SWEET TEAS, CAPPUCCINOS TO GO UP IN COOK...

  On Thursday, Nov 10, the Cook Co Board passed the One-Cent per ounce "Soda Tax" by 1 vote today, with Board President Toni Preckwinkle...

Does Illinois’ Tax System Add to Its Financial Crisis?

From Chicago:   We talk one-on-one with Carol Portman, President of the Taxpayers Federation of Illinois, as she gives an analysis of the taxes...

One on One with Rob Karr, President of the Illinois Retail...

From Springfield:  With many policy proposals being debated by legislative candidates, from raising the minimum wage, to raising taxes, we talk with Rob Karr,...

Gov Bruce Rauner on the Millions to be Saved from Stopping...

From Chicago: Governor Rauner holds a press conference alongside a task force he assembled to fight healthcare fraud at all levels of government. Governor...

Rauner Admin Submits Medicaid Waiver to Feds to Leverage Existing Spending that...

SPRINGFIELD – Governor Rauner joined agency directors, local officials and stakeholders today to announce Illinois has officially submitted the 1115 Medicaid waiver proposal to...

Advancing the Teaching of Medicine

From Champaign:  Dr Allison Jones, MD interviews a PhD in Physics who is involved with the University of Illinois' plan to launch a new...

Inside Cuba: The Challenges and Potentials of Cuban Trade & Tourism

From Springfield: We talk with Don Schaefer of the Midwest Truckers Association, about his recent trip to Cuba.  We hear his thoughts about the...

State Policies that are Killing Manufacturing Job Growth

From Springfield:  Illinois Manufacturing Assn's Greg Baise and Dennis Bringuet, who owns ACE Sign Company, discuss the challenges facing Illinois manufacturers. What can be done...