Thursday, August 6, 2020

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...

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...

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...

Gov Rauner Lays Out Plan for Addressing Legionaires’ Disease at Quincy...

QUINCY (Jan. 10, 2018) — Gov. Bruce Rauner today laid out his plan for minimizing Legionella bacteria risks at the Illinois Veterans Home at Quincy, where...

President of the Chicago Police Board, Lori Lightfoot, on Police Accountability

From the City Club of Chicago: Lori Lightfoot delivers an address called "The Path Forward" In her address, she discusses some of the major...

US Attorney’s Office, FBI, Chicago Police, ATF, Engage in Major Gang...

From Chicago: Zack Fardon, the US Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, today announced a major "gang take-down" in combination with various law...

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...

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...

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...

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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