Friday, July 28, 2017

Gov. Rauner issues state Disaster Proclamation for Northwest Counties in the...

  from the Gov's office SPRINGFIELD, IL (July 24, 2017) – After unprecedented flooding in northwest Illinois, Gov. Bruce Rauner today issued a state disaster proclamation...

Skokie, Illinois’ Holocaust Museum Wins National Award for Service and Education

by Jacob Rogers, Medill News Servie WASHINGTON- The Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center was honored this week as one of ten institutions to receive a...

Funding Mass Transit in Chicago’s Metropolitan Area

From the State Capitol:  We talk with fmr Senator Kirk Dillard, who now heads the regional transportation agency, responsible for mass transit in Chicago...

Metra Breaks Ground on First New Station Added to the “Heritage...

Romeoville - Last week, Metra broke ground in Romeoville, IL, as construction began on the first new stop added to Metra's "Hertitage Corridor" line,...

How “1871” & Chicago are Leading a Transformation of Technology and...

From the City Club of Chicago: In one of the most interesting presentations we have ever published, Howard Tullman, who describes himself as "a...

Gov. Rauner Tours Tornado Damage in Naplate (3/1/17)

Naplate: The day after a tornado hit the town killing one man, and destroying a number of buildings, Gov Rauner and members of the...

Guns and Chicago Homicides: What Can be Done?

From the City Club of Chicago:  Lawmakers and Law enforcement talk about the shocking rise of murders in Chicago's South and West sides, where...

COST OF SODA, SWEET TEAS, CAPPUCCINOS TO GO UP IN COOK...

  On Thursday, Nov 10, the Cook Co Board passed the One-Cent per ounce "Soda Tax" by 1 vote today, with Board President Toni Preckwinkle...

Fmr Chicago Police Supt, Garry McCarthy on “Culture of Non-compliance” Toward...

From the City Club of Chicago: former Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy gives an address on what he sees as a "growing culture of...

Chicago to Add Nearly 1,000 New Police Officers to Combat Rise...

Chicago:   Chicago Police Superintendent, Eddie Johnson announced on September 21, that the City plans to add nearly 1,000 new police officers to the...

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Mark Rhoads, Author of “Land of Lincoln:Thy Wondrous Story”

From the Pasfield House in Springfield: We talk with former Illinois State Senator Mark Rhoads about his book, "Land of Lincoln: Thy Wondrous Story"...

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