Thursday, March 30, 2017

Battle Over Raising Illinois’ Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour

From the State Capitol: Rep Mary Flowers (D) defended her proposal to have the Illinois minimum wage rise to $15/hour, and brought in several...

White House Press Briefing with HHS Sec Tom Price on Replacing...

https://youtu.be/kBMtLmwQe94 From the White House:   HHS Secretary, Dr Tom Price, talks with reporters on the problems within the Obamacare system, and what the administration...

Expanding Illinois’ Managed Care of Medicaid

From Chicago: Gov Rauner is joined by medical personnel and Director Felicia Norwood, of the Dept of Healthcare & Family Services, to announce an...

Should Non-Union Workers be Required to Pay Union Dues?

CHICAGO (March 1, 2017) – Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit will hear oral arguments in Janus v. AFSCME, a...

President Trump Makes Remarks at the Unveiling of the New Boeing...

From North Charleston, SC - President Trump address Boeing factory workers and talks about his administration's goals to advance the US economy and grow...

Sec of State Jesse White, on Allowing Teenagers to be Transplant...

From Chicago:  Sec of State Jesse White, is joined by transplant recipients, and parents who lost a child and donated their child's organs.  We...

Rauner Proposes Changes to Address Potentially Dangerous Drug Interactions

  January 24, 2017  SPRINGFIELD – Governor Bruce Rauner today called for a strengthening of the Rules that oversee pharmacy consultations in Illinois, in an...

Gov Rauner, Educators, and Trade Group Leaders, on the Need for...

From Springfield: Gov Rauner holds a meeting with educators and students, about the great paying jobs that are often available to those with a...

Asking Gov Rauner to Sign, SB 261, Protecting Disabled Caregivers Pay

From the State Capitol:  A mother and her disabled son, share their story of having to provide personal care 24/7, 365 days a year...

Rep Bob Rita, House Sponsor, of SB 2814, the plan to...

From the State Capitol:  We talk with Rep Bob Rita (D), House sponsor of SB-2814, the bill to subsidize two nuclear power plants that...