Sunday, February 5, 2023

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...

Illinois Business Leaders on the Need to Reform Workers Comp

IL Manufacturers Assn CEO, Greg Baise, Rob Karr of the Retail Merchants Assn, and Todd Maisch of the State Chamber, talk about the problems...

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...

UPDATE: House Fails to Override Gov’s Veto of Bill that Prohibits...

State Capitol:  In a major victory for Gov Rauner, on Wednesday, House members attempted to override the Governor’s veto of a bill that would...

In a Pandemic World, Can Illinois Afford Its Minimum Wage Law?

July 1, 2020 -- The new minimum wage for Illinois as of July 1, is $14/hour in Chicago, $13/Hour in Cook County...

Nurses Seek Limits on Number of Assigned Patients

State Capitol - The Illinois Nurses Assn, say they need the state to make it clear in the law that nurses...

Retailers’ Thin Margins of Profit in Jeopardy

STATE CAPITOL: Rob Karr, President of the Illinois Retail Merchants Assn, talks about the razor thin profit margins of Illinois retailers, and how any number...

$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...

Update on High Speed Rail, Minority Hiring for Project.

State Senator Andy Manar gives an update on the progress of the state creating a high speed rail from Chicago to St. Louis. Sen....

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...

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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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