Thursday, March 30, 2017

Dr Brent Clark, on Funding Illinois Schools, and the Future of...

From Springfield, we talk to Dr. Brent Clark, the executive director of the Illinois Association of School administrators, and get his thoughts on how...

Gov Rauner on Upgrading the State’s Cyber Security and Integrating Illinois’...

From Springfield: Gov Rauner and Dept of Illinois Technology Director, Hardik Bhatt talk about the progress they've made in updating the state's computer...

Cook Co Judge Orders Comptroller Mendoza to Issue Paychecks to Lawmakers

March 23, Springfield: Late Thursday afternoon, a Cook Co Judge ruled that Illinois legislators must be paid, and that the Executive Branch cannot hold...

Opposition to Raising the Felony Threshold on Retail Theft

From the State Capitol:  Rob Karr, of the Illinois Retail Merchants Association, is joined by the Illinois Sheriffs' Association and Counsel to the Illinois...

Sen Dan Biss (D) Announces He’s Running for Governor

In a LIVE Facebook video on March 20, Sen Dan Biss (D) announced he is a candidate for governor in 2018.  Biss, who has...

Battle Over Raising Illinois’ Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour

From the State Capitol: Rep Mary Flowers (D) defended her proposal to have the Illinois minimum wage rise to $15/hour, and brought in several...

President Trump and Chancellor Merkel Hold a Joint Press Conference on...

From the White House:  During a joint press conference, President Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel took questions on both foreign policy and questions...

ISBE Adopts Its “Every Student Succeeds” Plan to Qualify for Federal...

SPRINGFIELD – On Wednesday, the Illinois State Board of Education’s adopted a new plan that the US Department of Education’s been urging to replace the...

Congressman Rodney Davis (R): Healthcare, Tax Cuts, Immigration

From Springfield:  We catch up with Congressman Rodney Davis, and get his positions on the healthcare reform bill, the effort to cut taxes as...

Gov Rauner comments on Budget, State-worker Pay & “Grand Bargain”

Springfield:  Following an address on rural issues, Gov Rauner held a brief media availability. The governor spoke about his belief that AG Madigan and Comptroller...