Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Week in Review: Will Property Taxes Drop? Will Speaker Madigan Survive?

Illinois' political cycle took no holiday in what is normally a quiet time of the year. But January opened with...

Mayor Lightfoot: “There’s a New Reality with New Standards”

We review the major stories of the week, with Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announcing she's firing Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson in...

Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle on Violence, Race Relations, the Future

Recorded September 16 at the City Club of Chicago, - Cook County Board President addresses a number of the initiative she...

Abortion Backlash: Bishop Paprocki “No Communion for Madigan and Cullerton”

June 7 - Springfield's Catholic Bishop, Thomas Paprocki is banning Speaker Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton from taking communion during mass....

US Congressman LaHood Tours Flooding Along Illinois River in Scott, Pike,...

from Rep LaHood's office FLORENCE, IL — Congressman Darin LaHood visited communities along the Illinois River today impacted by recent...

As She Runs for Mayor, Preckwinkle Argues, “Experience Matters”

City Club of Chicago - With election day coming on April 2nd , Cook County Board President, Toni Preckwinkle makes her...

Lori Lightfoot’s Agenda for Chicago, Should She be Elected Mayor

From the City Club of Chicago - Lori Lightfoot, one of two candidates seeking election as Mayor of Chicago on April 2,...

Senate Hearing in Edwardsville Hears of the Need for a Capital...

Edwardsville -- Senators hear from university and college Presidents, and others, on the need to pass a Capital bill. In testimony,...

Flooding Along the Ohio River Brings Gov Pritzker to Metropolis

Metropolis, February 26, 2019 - The flooding along the Ohio river has marooned the city's casino, and threatened portions of the downtown...

Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Speak on the Sterigenics Emissions

State Capitol -- A firm in Willowbrook, "Sterigenics" which uses a process to sterilize items for hospitals, was ordered to be...

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Historian Mark DePue: Preserving Illinois’ Oral History

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library:  We talk with historian and fmr military officer, Mark DePue on his work of conducting indepth oral history...

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