Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Can Chicago Public Schools Avoid Bankruptcy ?

We attend a panel discussion at the City Club of Chicago: Chicago Public Schools, is bankruptcy inevitable? The panel includes Paul Vallas, the Former...

The Push to Legalize Silencers in Illinois

Our Shirley Descorbeth reports from Athens Illinois, on why the NRA wants state lawmakers to legalize the use of silencers on guns.

How Usable is Illinois’ Freedom of Information Act FOIA

From Springfield and home of the SJ-R, we hear a panel comprised of a journalist, lawyer and city official discuss the benefits and problems...

The Dangers of Expanding Sales of Fireworks

From the State Capitol - Doctors and emergency workers talk against a proposal that would expand the type of fireworks that can be sold...

Uber Driving Service in Chicago, Potential Regulations Against Company

We talk to Chris Taylor, the general manager of Uber Technologies in Chicago, about the services provided by the ride sharing business, and legislation...

One-on-One with RTA Chairman, Fmr. Sen. Kirk Dillard

From Chicago: We catch up with Kirk Dillard, who spent years working on the staff of fmr Gov Thompson and as Chief of Staff...

Pasfield House Selected as the Christmas Ornament for Springfield

We talk with Tony Leone, owner and Innkeeper of the historic Pasfield House

Threat of ISIS, Cyber Attacks on America

U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers, the chairman of the House Select Committee on Intelligence, discusses some of the more serious threats facing the U.S. and...

Preparing for Ebola Outbreak

In Springfield, we talk with Congressman Rodney Davis (R) and with Dr Janak Koirala, about what the Federal Govt should be doing to help...

Protecting Chicago in an Age of Terrorism

Michael Masters tells a City Club of Chicago gathering about efforts to make Chicago more secure, while meeting the need to balance the free...

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Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier on the Costs of...

From the Illinois Supreme Court: Our one-on-one with Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier, as we talk about funding the courts, the costs of the legal...

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