Friday, July 10, 2020

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...

Labor Rallies at State Capitol in Opposition to Gov Rauner’s Policies

FROM THE STATE CAPITOL:  Thousands turned out to make their opposition to Gov Rauner's policies heard, at a massive rally held on Wednesday, May...

IFT President, Dan Montgomery: The Myth of School Choice

From the City Club of Chicago: Dan Montgomery, President of the Illinois Federation of Teachers, gives an address from the City Club of Chicago...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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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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