Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Gov Rauner Advocates for State Procurement Reform

From Springfield: Gov Rauner holds a press conference in which he and members of the legislature, discuss their proposals to reform the Procurement Process,...

Opposition to State Aid for Exelon Nuclear Plants

From the State Capitol: Exelon Energy, which operates nuclear power plants in Illinois, is saying it will close two plants that are losing money,...

Illinois Becomes First State Requiring Insurance Coverage for PANDA Condition Afflicting...

From Lombard: As reported earlier on the Illinois Channel, the condition referred to as PANDA, afflicts some children after they've had strep throat. Now,...

Illinois YMCA Youth and Government to Mark Its 69th Annual General...

Springfield - For decades, it's been a way of making the lessons on the workings of state government both understandable, educational and fun. That...

The Hospital Assessment Program, the $3 1/2 Billion Issue You’ve Never...

CHICAGO (Mar. 12, 2018) – Governor Bruce Rauner signed bipartisan legislation today that protects safety net and rural hospitals while ensuring continued federal support for...

Building the Critical Internet Infrastructure for Future Economic Growth

From DuPage: We talk with James Carlini, an author and lecturer on communications infrastructure. about the need to multi-task public works projects to enhance...

Inside Cuba: The Challenges and Potentials of Cuban Trade & Tourism

From Springfield: We talk with Don Schaefer of the Midwest Truckers Association, about his recent trip to Cuba.  We hear his thoughts about the...

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...

National Security Concerns Prompt President Trump to Block Broadcom’s Takeover of...

Washington - In a National Security move, Pres Trump on Monday issued an order to prohibit Singapore-based Broadcom's effort to take over Qualcomm.   Qualcomm's chips...

Advancing Illinois’ Transportation Infrastructure

From the City Club of Chicago: Illinois Transportation Sec Randy Blankenhorn discusses the many challenges yet facing the state's transportation systems, as the Rauner...