Thursday, February 23, 2017

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...

Arguments Against SB-2814, the ComEd Nuclear Subsidies bill

From the State Capitol:  We speak with Dave Lundy as he explains why a coalition of interests, "The Best Coalition"  feel it is...

Impact of Transportation Funding Constitutional Amndt on Illinois’ Transportation

From the State Capitol: We talk with Don Schaefer, of the Midwest Truckers Assn, about the effect of the passage of a constitutional amendment...

The Impact of a Trump Presidency on Illinois’ Coal Industry

From Springfield:  Following the surprise election of Donald Trump, who embraced coal as an energy source, we talk with Illinois Coal Assn's President, Phil...

Gov Rauner on the Veto Session, and Improving Illinois’ Economy

From Springfield:  Gov Rauner talks about small business being the back-bone of the economy, and the need to lift the regulatory and tax burdens...

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,...