Saturday, October 19, 2019

State Treasurer Mike Frerichs (D) and others Urge Life Insurance Bill...

From Chicago:  State Treasurer Mike Frerichs, Cook County Board President, Toni Preckwinkle, and state lawmakers urge Gov Rauner to sign a bill passed by...

Illinois State Fair: Celebrating Life in Illinois’ Rural Counties

From the State Fair, we talk with Bill Jennings & Richland County Fair Queen, Samantha Trout, as the Counties celebrate their day at the...

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...

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...

President Trump Speaks on Trade Issues at the Newly Reopened Granite...

GRANITE CITY, IL - In an Illinois steel plant that had been closed and jobs lost, President Trump came to deliver a speech heralding...

Illinois Report on Pregnancy and Deaths Shows Disturbing Findings

Chicago -- First Lady Diana Rauner and the Head of the Illinois Dept of Public Health, release the results of the first study of...

Cook County Commissioners Vote to Repeal Sweetened Beverage Tax.

UPDATE, Weds - Cook County Commissioners voted 15-2, to repeal the Sweetened Beverage tax, to take effect December 1. Chicago, Tuesday -- The Finance Committee...

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...

Governor Rauner’s FY 2016 Budget Address

Governor Rauner delivers his fiscal year 2016 Budget Address

House Republicans Launch Opposition to Gov Pritzker’s Call for a Progressive...

State Capitol, February 27, 2019 -- Passing a constitutional amendment to allow the state to tax higher income earners at a higher...