Saturday, August 19, 2017

Illinois Becomes First State Requiring Insurance Coverage for PANDA Condition Afflicting...

From Lombard: As reported earlier on the Illinois Channel, the condition referred to as PANDA, afflicts some children after they've had strep throat. Now,...

Gov Rauner to Sign PANDA Bill on Tuesday, Requiring Health Insurers...

Springfield -- On Tuesday, Gov Rauner will sign HB-2721, making Illinois the first state in the nation to require health insurance companies, to cover...

How DuPage County’s Economic Development Efforts Are Solving Simple, but Perplexing...

From DuPage Co: With all the economic challenges facing the state, we get some positive news on economic development, as we talk with John...

Building the Critical Internet Infrastructure for Future Economic Growth

From DuPage: We talk with James Carlini, an author and lecturer on communications infrastructure. about the need to multi-task public works projects to enhance...

Tuna Food Research Leads to New Soybean Markets for Illinois Farmers

By Eric Englert Medill News Service BLOOMINGTON, IL, June 29 - The Illinois Soybean Association, through a research grant from its association dues, is supporting Mexican tuna...

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...

Illinois Business Leaders: This is the Worst Legislative Session for Business...

From the State Capitol: Executives from business associations give their assessment of the 2017 legislative session, and tell reporters why they think this was...

Illinois Retail Merchants Association on the Minimum Wage Bill, and “Right...

From the State Capitol:  We talk with Tanya Dawood, the Vice President and General Counsel for the Illinois Retail Merchants Association on the House...

Funding Mass Transit in Chicago’s Metropolitan Area

From the State Capitol:  We talk with fmr Senator Kirk Dillard, who now heads the regional transportation agency, responsible for mass transit in Chicago...

AT&T Testimony on Getting Out of “Copper Wire” Technology

From the State Capitol:  We hear testimony from the President of AT&T of Illinois, on the need to have regulations on the old land-line...