Thursday, May 23, 2019

AFSCME Rallies in the Capitol Against the Governor

State Capitol: State Comptroller Susana Mendoza (D) joins members of AFSCME who rallied against the policies of Gov Rauner, who they claim is unfair...

Saving Illinois’ Coal Industry & Its Jobs

From the State Capitol:  Rep John Bradley, is joined by a bipartisan group of downstate lawmakers, to reinforce the need to support the Illinois...

Restaurant Assn CEO, Sam Toia, on Legislation Impacting IL Restaurants

From the State Capitol:  Sam Toia tells us about what bills the Illinois Restaurant Assn, is supporting and opposed to, and why.  He also...

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...

Correction Officers Say IL Prisons are Dangerously Understaffed

Springfield: Roberta Lynch, Executive Director of AFSCME Council 31, is joined by correction officers working in Illinois prisons, who lay out a series of...

$15 an Hour Minimum Wage Law, Pritzker’s Fait Accompli !

From the Governor's Mansion in Springfield, February 19, 2019 - Surrounded by supporters in the legislature, and members of SEIU who...

AFL – CIO and the Illinois Trial Lawyers on Workers’ Compensation

From the State Capitol: AFL-CIO President Michael Carrigan, and Illinois Trial Lawyers President, Perry Browder, are joined by others as they discuss the Workers Compensation...

Pipefitters Retro-Fit the Whiting, Ind Refinery to Use Oil from Canadian...

From Chicago, We talk one on one with Jim Buchanan, Business manager for Pipefitters Local 597. We hear how an upgrade to the...

Gov Pritzker (D) Says Progressive Income Tax is the Path to...

Chicago, March 12, 2019 - In a press conference Gov Pritzker campaigned again for his Graduated Income Tax proposal, that he calls "The Fair...

Gov. Rauner Town Hall on Job Creation, State’s Economic Status.

Governor Rauner holds a town hall discussion on Illinois' economic standing, his plans for job creation, and his stances on the state budget impasse...

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Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier on the Costs of...

From the Illinois Supreme Court: Our one-on-one with Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier, as we talk about funding the courts, the costs of the legal...

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