Friday, June 23, 2017

Treasurer Mike Frerichs, on Ensuring Life Insurers Pay Insured Benefits

Springfield: State Treasurer Mike Frerichs urges Gov Rauner to sign the bill that would require life insurance companies to review their policy holders over...

Gov Rauner Calls a Special Session Beginning the Week of June...

Springfield:  Gov Rauner on Thursday called for a Special Session to address the continuing lack of a state budget.  The Governor is calling for...

Governor Rauner on Efforts to Put Caps on Property Taxes

From Moline -- At the time when homeowners are making property tax payments, Gov Rauner talks about the excessively high property taxes in Illinois,...

State Treasurer Frerichs on Improving Investments in College Savings Accounts

Chicago - State Treasurer Mike Frerichs talks about the changes he's made in the college savings program, that cuts costs and give parents greater...

State Board of Elections Says Russian Hack of June, 2016 Was...

Springfield, June 13, 2017 -- A Spokesman for the State Board of Elections, said the recent Bloomberg report that noted Russian hackers had hit...

University of Chicago Professor Charles Lipson, on Politics, Impeachment and Media...

From Chicago -- Our Contributing Correspondent, Jeff Berkowitz conducts an interview with Professor Charles Lipson, a noted political scientist from the University of Chicago....
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Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart, On Fixing the Process of Incarceration,...

From the City Club of Chicago -- Sheriff Tom Dart, shares his experiences of running one of the largest jails in the nation, and...

TEXT of the Opening Statement Fmr FBI Director Comey Gave to...

Statement for the Record Senate Select Committee on Intelligence of James B. Comey, Fmr FBI Director June 8, 2017 Chairman Burr, Ranking Member Warner, Members of the Committee....

AFL-CIO Throws Its Support Behind JB Pritzker in the 2018 Race...

June 6, 2017: The Illinois AFL-CIO today endorsed JB Pritzker for governor. The Illinois AFL-CIO represents nearly 900,000 members across the state. Although the Democrat...

Rep Scott Drury (D) Enters the 2018 Democrat Race for Governor

June 6, 2017 -- Rep Scott Drury, who was the only member of the Democrat caucus in the House to NOT vote for Michael...