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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’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...

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...

President Trump Signs an Executive Order to Hire Federal Employees Based...

President Trump holds up the executive order instating “skills-first” hiring practices over degree-based hiring. By Amy Sokolow, Medill News...

US Supreme Court Rules IN FAVOR of Janus in Historic Union...

Washington, June 27, 2018 - In a historic 5-4 decision, the US Supreme Court ruled today that government workers cannot be forced to join...

JB Prtizker Offers His Reaction to the Janus v AFSCME Supreme...

While in Springfield on the morning of the Janus decision, Democratic candidate for Governor, JB Pritzker, shares with reporters his reaction to the decision...

$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...

Should Non-Union Workers be Required to Pay Union Dues?

CHICAGO (March 1, 2017) – Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit will hear oral arguments in Janus v. AFSCME, a...

Gov Rauner, Educators, and Trade Group Leaders, on the Need for...

From Springfield: Gov Rauner holds a meeting with educators and students, about the great paying jobs that are often available to those with a...

Local “Right to Work” Zones Now Against the Law in Illinois

State Capitol, April 12, 2019 - Gov Pritzker signs SB-1474, a bill that would prohibit local government from establishing local "Right...

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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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