Friday, July 3, 2020

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...

Janus v AFSCME, the Springfield, Illinois Labor Lawsuit that Challenges Compulsory...

From Washington: We speak with reporter Jinitzail Hernandez, who sat in on the oral arguments of the US Supreme Court case of Janus v...

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...

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...

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...

How Becoming a Truck Driver Could Transform Your Income

Peoria -- At the Midwest Trucking Association's annual conference, we talk with members of a truck driving academy to hear how...

U.S.-China Trade Deal Worth Hundreds of Billions for American Economy

Jan 15, 2020 -- As a candidate, Donald Trump told audiences that the United States was getting ripped off by the...

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...

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,...

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...

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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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