Thursday, August 6, 2020

The Call for Tort Reform to Aid Economic Development

Lawmakers and members of an advocacy group, talk about why they think Illinois needs to engage in stopping the overuse of lawsuits. Among...

Encouraging Work and Savings in Communities of Color

From the Union League Club of Chicago:  We hear a panel discussion, on how to help grow the savings and incomes within communities of...

With the Economy Jumping 3.2% in the first Quarter, Author Steve...

Chicago - Our contributor Jeff Berkowitz goes One-o-One with Steve Moore, nominated by President Trump to the Federal Reserve Board of Directors,...

Senate Hearing in Edwardsville Hears of the Need for a Capital...

Edwardsville -- Senators hear from university and college Presidents, and others, on the need to pass a Capital bill. In testimony,...

Farmers Fear Fed EPA’s Proposed New Regulations on Waterways

We sit down with  Garry Niemeyer, the past President of the National Corn Growers Association, and ask him about why he and other farmers...

Illinois House Members Debate SB-1, the bill to increase Minimum Wage...

House Chamber, February 14, 2019 - As the House sponsor, Rep Will Guzzardi sponsors SB-1, the bill to increase the minimum...

Betting on Millions – Will Illinois Legalize Online Sports Betting?

State Capitol - We talk one-on-one with Matt King, CEO of the online sports betting firm, FanDuel. With many sports fans...

Fed’s Evans: Coronavirus Exposed Systemic Inequities Unable to be Addressed by...

By Henry Ren Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans said Tuesday that efforts by Congress and the Fed...

U.S.-China Trade Deal Worth Hundreds of Billions for American Economy

Jan 15, 2020 -- As a candidate, Donald Trump told audiences that the United States was getting ripped off by the...

How DuPage County’s Economic Development Efforts Are Solving Simple, but Perplexing...

From DuPage Co: With all the economic challenges facing the state, we get some positive news on economic development, as we talk with John...

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Historian Mark DePue: Preserving Illinois’ Oral History

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library:  We talk with historian and fmr military officer, Mark DePue on his work of conducting indepth oral history...

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