Thursday, November 23, 2017

4 Wheeling in Southern Illinois

Carrier Mills, Illinois -- Gov Rauner, IDNR Director Wayne Rosenthal, and Sen Dale Fowler, participate in the announcement for the creation trails allowing 4-wheeling...

Southern Illinois Sucess: The Winery of Walker’s Bluff

CARTERVILLE - The wine industry in Illinois has seen an explosive growth over the past decade, with the number of wineries increasing from around...

Illinois’ Bicentennial: Giant City State Park, Celebrating the Natural History...

As we celebrate the Illinois BiCentennial, , we also look to note the NATURAL HISTORY of Illinois. Here, from our archives, one of our more...

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...

Cook Co Commissioner John Fritchey Says Votes Are There to Repeal...

Cook County - Sometimes Facebook is where news is made.  Cook County Commissioner John Fritchey on Friday posted on FB, that he believes there...

Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle on Sugar Tax, Future Agenda

From the City Club of Chicago: Cook County Board President, Toni Preckwinkle talks about her controversial tax on sweetened beverages. She also discusses her...

The Fight to End Cook County’s Sweetened Drinks Tax

From Springfield: With the sweetened drink tax now in effect for nearly a month, and much confusion arising from its implementation, we talk with...

Forbes Article Shows Chicago Payroll Awash with $100,000+ City Salaries

In an article published in Forbes magazine, former Illinois gubernatorial candidate, Adam Andrzejewski,  has lifted the lid on the growth of high-income jobs that...

As Illinois Prepares for the TOTAL Solar Eclipse on August 21st,...

SPRINGFIELD – It's still weeks away, but around Illinois there's increased activity to prepare for the few moments when day becomes night, on August...

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...

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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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