Sunday, January 17, 2021

Encouraging Work and Savings in Communities of Color

From the Union League Club of Chicago:  We hear a panel discussion, on how to help grow the savings and incomes within communities of...

Sen Radogno (R) on Budget Impasse and Improving State Govt

SPRINGFIELD: Sen Christine Radogno, the Republican Leader in the Senate, talks to the Illinois Chamber and NFIB members about the budget standoff, and efforts to...

Chicago’s New Entrepreneurs and Growing Tech Industry

From the City Club of Chicago: Howard Tullman, the CEO of the 1871 the incubator for high tech firms, moderates a panel discussion, on...

Illinois Retail Merchants Executive Director, on Killing the Sweetened Beverage Tax

Springfield: Rob Karr, of the Illinois Retail Merchants Assn., tells us how a combination of factors, citizen outrage, and lobbying, came together to counter...

Gov Rauner on Small Business & Legislative Issues

From Springfield: During national Small Business Week, Gov Rauner stops by a local brew-house in Springfield, to note that the vast majority of American jobs...

Illinois Builders Object to Proposed Tax on Their Services

From the State Capitol:  Illinois Home Builders tell reporters why a proposed tax on their services, that is included in the "Grand Bargain" budget...

Advancing the Teaching of Medicine

From Champaign:  Dr Allison Jones, MD interviews a PhD in Physics who is involved with the University of Illinois' plan to launch a new...

$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...

Why We May See an Increased Use of Illinois Coal

Springfield -- For some, coal is the environmental boogie man, damaging the air and the planet. It's frequently the target...

Saving Illinois’ Coal Industry & Its Jobs

From the State Capitol:  Rep John Bradley, is joined by a bipartisan group of downstate lawmakers, to reinforce the need to support the Illinois...