Thursday, January 23, 2020

Governor Rauner’s FY 2016 Budget Address

Governor Rauner delivers his fiscal year 2016 Budget Address

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...

Gov Rauner Signs SB-2436, Sending Local Liquor Control Back to Local...

  CHICAGO, August 2, 2018 — A new law signed today by Gov. Bruce Rauner does away with an archaic and burdensome obstacle to small business...

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...

The Future of Social Services in Illinois

With the state's historic budget standoff continuing to keep state funds from social service agencies, we hear three nonprofit leaders describe the nearing collapse...

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...

Gov. Rauner Notes Illinois’ Talented Workers, Transportation Assets as Major Draws...

  CHICAGO, September 12, 2018— Gov. Bruce Rauner told exhibitors attending the largest manufacturing trade show in America that Illinois remains an ideal home for...

Will Illinois Jobs be Lost if We Have Tariffs Applied to...

From Washington (March 19, 2018) - With the President considering tariffs on steel and aluminum, and renegotiate the 25-year-old NAFTA agreement, reporter Jini Hernandez...

US Senate Candidate, Jim Oberweiss (R)

State Sen Jim Oberweiss, Republican candidate for the US Senate, discusses his policy positions on a variety of issues, as he participated in the...

Lawmakers on Marijuana’s Rules, Regs, Taxes, & Business Opportunities

State Capitol - Illinois looks to launch a brand new industry -- by legalizing recreational use of marijuana. It is a...