Monday, March 18, 2019

One-on-One with IEA President Kathi Griffin

Springfield: We visit with Kathi Griffin, President of the Illinois Education Association. On the table, the upcoming Supreme Court decision of Janus v AFSCME,...

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...

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...

Gov. Rauner’s Workers Comp. Reform Hearing

We attend a committee hearing on Governor Rauner's workers' compensation reform bill. Thought the bill wasn't passed, it will continue to be an integral...

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...

Coal Industry Opposition to Stream Protection Rule

Phil Gonet, President of the Illinois Coal Association, is joined by members of the coal industry and state representatives as they express their opposition...

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...

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...

Restoring the Public Duty Rule, to Protect Fire Fighters, Policemen and...

Brad Cole of the IL Municipal League and Pat Devaney, representing Fire Fighters, discuss the need to restore the legal protections of the "Public...

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...

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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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