Friday, July 28, 2017

Illinois Becomes First State Requiring Insurance Coverage for PANDA Condition Afflicting...

From Lombard: As reported earlier on the Illinois Channel, the condition referred to as PANDA, afflicts some children after they've had strep throat. Now,...

Illinois First Lady, Diane Rauner on Fighting Childhood Poverty in Illinois

From the City Club of Chicago:  First Lady Diane Rauner, who heads the "An Ounce of Prevention" fund, shares data showing the impoverished areas...

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...

Gov Rauner Calls on Legislature to Send Him SB-1, the School...

CHICAGO (July 19, 2017) – Today, Gov. Bruce Rauner again called on lawmakers to send him Senate Bill 1, the school funding reform bill. The...

Gov Rauner to Sign PANDA Bill on Tuesday, Requiring Health Insurers...

Springfield -- On Tuesday, Gov Rauner will sign HB-2721, making Illinois the first state in the nation to require health insurance companies, to cover...

Standard and Poors Decides it will NOT Downgrade Illinois Credit Rating...

On Wednesday, Standard and Poors decided to take Illinois off the watch for a credit downgrade, and to keep the state's credit rating at...

US Senate Hearing on the Nomination of Christopher Wray to Serve...

Washington, July 12, 2017 - The Senate Judiciary Committee is hearing testimony on the appointment of Christopher Wray to serve as the new Director...

Treasurer Mike Frerichs Says Governor Needs to Take Further Steps to...

CHICAGO – Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs is calling on Gov. Bruce Rauner to take action to prevent Illinois from sinking into junk bond status....

Reform Begins at Home: Gov Rauner Boots Goldberg, Names Kristina Rasmussen...

SPRINGFIELD – Following the override of his budget veto, when 15 House Republicans opted to vote with Democrats to pass a budget, Governor Bruce Rauner...

Illinois House Debate on Overriding the Governor’s Veto of the State...

State Capitol: This debate centers on whether to override the veto of the state budget that was passed by the House and Senate a...