Thursday, November 23, 2017

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...

Cook County Hit with Sexual Harassment Class-Action Lawsuit by Female Public...

CHICAGO – The Associated Press reports Female public defenders filed a sexual harassment lawsuit in Chicago, which alleges Cook County officials failed to properly...

Despite a Budget and Tax Increase, Illinois Has Yet to Make...

Springfield:  When the state's 5% income tax reverted to 3.75% in January, 2015, it cost the state of Illinois about $5 Billion in annual...

At Hearing on Mandating Sexual Harrassment Training, a Senator is Accused...

Chicago, October 31, 2017 -  As Speaker Madigan sat by having just delivered testimony on a blll, SB-402, that would mandate training against sexual...

University of Illinois & Tel Aviv University Reach Memo of Understanding...

TEL AVIV, Israel (Oct. 30, 2017) — Gov Rauner's office today said in a statement, a new partnership between the University of Illinois and...

Rep Jeanne Ives (R) Makes it Official — She’s Taking on...

On Saturday afternoon, Ocober 28, Rep Jeanne Ives (R) announced by email she is running for Governor, and will challenge Gov Rauner for the...

Atty-Gen Lisa Madigan (D) on Overriding Gov Rauner’s Veto of the...

From the University of Illinois-Chicago: Attorney General Lisa Madigan is joined by others, who are all behind the passage of legislation SB-1351, referred to as...

Attempts to Regulate Bump Stocks on Guns and Apply Other Regulations...

From the State Capitol: Following the shooting in Las Vegas, where the shooter used a device called a "bump stock" that allowed a semi-automatic...

Gov Rauner Leads Illinois Delegation to Israel for Trade Mission

CHICAGO (Oct. 27, 2017) — Gov. Bruce Rauner will lead a week-long delegation of Illinoisans, to Israel beginning on Sunday, to explore opportunities for...

One-on-One with Rep Jeanne Ives (R) on Her Potential Run for...

From Springfield: Following Gov Rauner's signing HB-40 into law, which provides for the public funding of abortions, many in the Republican Party have disowned...