Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Illinois House Members Debate SB-1, the bill to increase Minimum Wage...

House Chamber, February 14, 2019 - As the House sponsor, Rep Will Guzzardi sponsors SB-1, the bill to increase the minimum...

Downstate Business Owners: $15 Minimum Wage Will Crush Us

State Capitol, February 11, 2019 -- Rob Karr, of the Illinois Retail Merchants Assn, is joined by business owners from...

Gov and Democratic Lawmakers Remark Following $15 Minimum Wage Passage in...

Governor's Office, February 7, 2019 -- Gov Pritzker is joined by Senate and House members in his office, following the Illinois...

The Impact of a $15 Hour Minimum Wage on Illinois’ Retailers

State Capitol, February 6, 2019 - Rob Karr, President and CEO of the Illinois Retail Merchants Association, shares the impact of a...

Lawmakers Try Again to make “Tobacco 21” Illinois Law

State Capitol, February 5, 2019 - It was passed before but vetoed by then Gov Rauner. Now the American Lung Association...

Sen Dick Durbin’s Proposal to Keep Pharmaceutical Firms from Launching Sky-High...

Springfield - At the Center for Medical Innovation at Memorial Hospital, Sen Dick Durbin (D) proposed changes in the ability of pharmaceutical...

Illinois Agriculture’s Priority Issues

Springfield -- Former Illinois State Senator John Sullivan (D) holds his first press conference as the nominee to be the state's new...

Truckers, Fuel Taxes and Transportation Funding

From the State Capitol - As some in Illinois government now argue we need to increase the taxes on fuel, Don...

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...

Gov. Pritzker Signs Executive Order Strengthening Workforce Training in Growing Industries

Based on a press release from the Governor's officeBelleville, Ill. —Standing with elected officials, educators and students at Southwestern Illinois Community College...