Saturday, September 23, 2017

Chicago’s New Entrepreneurs and Growing Tech Industry

From the City Club of Chicago: Howard Tullman, the CEO of the 1871 the incubator for high tech firms, moderates a panel discussion, on...

Illinois’ Growing Exports of Soybeans to Asian Markets

From the Farm Progress Show in Decatur: We speak with Mark Albertson, of the Illinois Soybean Assn., and learn how the changing diet in...

Gov Rauner Launches an Opioids Prevention Task Force

From Chicago: Gov Rauner is joined by doctors, healthcare providers, and a former addict, as he signs an Executive Order to launch an Opioid...

Fmr State Rep Dwight Kay (R) on the Growing Frustration Among...

From Edwardsville -In the wake of an unusually high number of lawmakers deciding to leave the legislature, we speak with fmr state representative, Dwight...

Gov Rauner Plans First Foreign Trade Mission In Effort to Attract...

CHICAGO (Sept. 6, 2017) – Gov. Bruce Rauner will be making an eight-day visit to Japan and China, marking the first international trade mission...

Treasurer Frerichs Calls on Legislatre to Override Gov’s Veto of HB-302,...

State Capitol:   State Treasurer Mike Frerichs called on the legislature to override the Governors veto of a bill that would require life insurance...

The Fight to End Cook County’s Sweetened Drinks Tax

From Springfield: With the sweetened drink tax now in effect for nearly a month, and much confusion arising from its implementation, we talk with...

Illinois’ Power Portfolio Is Among the Cleanest of the States, But...

by Jacob Rogers, Medill News Service WASHINGTON- As the world continues to turn away from fossil fuels, and replace it with reliable power that is...

A Perception Gap, not a Skills Gap, may be Manufacturing’s Biggest...

by Katherine Hyunjung Lee, Medill News Service WASHINGTON – President Trump’s Manufacturing Jobs Initiative may have disbanded, but the administration, companies and research agree on one...

US Rep Adam Kinzinger (R) Pushes for Lower Industry Subsidies to...

By Jacob Rogers, Medill News Washington Bureau WASHINGTON – An Illinois Republican congressman is seeking to support the U.S. nuclear energy industry by changing federal...