Thursday, September 19, 2019

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...

Push to Expand the Use and Export of Illinois Coal

a bipartisan group of Illinois lawmakers, underscore the need to Illinois coal production and its use in the production of electrical production. They...

Illinois Transportation Infrastructure and State Revenues

Don Schaefer, Executive Vice President of the Midwest Truckers Assn, talks about the effort to increase spending on Illinois' bridges, roads and rails --...

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...

Impact of Proposed Medicaid Cuts to Nursing Homes

Two members of the Nursing Home industry in Illinois, talk about Gov Rauner's proposal to cut the level of Medicaid compensation to nursing home...

Improving Illinois’ Business Environment

Illinois Manufacturers Assn President Greg Baise, goes One-on-One about the state of the Illinois economy, what Illinois manufacturers want the state to do to...

Opposition to the Exelon “Clean Energy” bill

We hear from opponents to a bill that would add Nuclear generated power to be included in the "clean energy" provisions of the electric...

Legislation Affecting Illinois’ Trucking Industry

Matt Hart, Executive Director of the Illinois Trucking Assn, talks about the need to fund new roads, the growing demand for truck drivers, and...

Governor Rauner’s FY 2016 Budget Address

Governor Rauner delivers his fiscal year 2016 Budget Address

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....