Sunday, February 17, 2019

Gordon Chang, Author “The Coming Collapse of China”

We talk with Author Gordon Chang and hear why he feels the Chinese economy, the second largest in the world, is in danger...

Gov Rauner’s Tort Reform Proposal

We attend a committee hearing on Gov. Rauner's tort reform bill. Though the bill was voted down, tort reform will continue to be an...

Sen Sam McCann (R) and Sen Andy Manar (D) Offer Executive...

From the State Capitol: State Senators Andy Manar (D) and Sam McCann (R) discuss legislation they're supporting that would prohibit executive branch appointees from...

Rep Jack Franks (D) on Why He voted No on the...

From the State Capitol:  Following the House vote to pass a Stop-Gap funding bill 105-4, we talk with Rep Jack Franks, one of four...

Ralph Martire on the Pros & Cons of Gov Rauner’s FY...

From Springfield, Ralph Martire, the Executive Director of the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability, reacts to Governor Rauner's budget address

Former Obama Senior Advisor, Valerie Jarret, Reflects on Her Eight...

From the City Club of Chicago:  Valerie Jarret was in the mix of the vast majority of policy decisions made during the eight years...

Gov Rauner Accuses Speaker Madigan of Seeking a Crisis

From the State Capitol:  Gov Rauner, Sen Jason Barrickman, and Rep Ron Sandack, talk to the press on what was supposed to have been...

US Supreme Court Rules 5-4, in Favor of President’s Travel Ban...

 June 26, 2018 - The US Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that President Trump has the authority to apply a travel ban against those nations...

Illinois Senate Debate on Raising the Minimum Wage to $15 an...

State Capitol, February 7, 2019 - For better or worse, the State of Illinois is on its way to setting a minimum...

Lawsuit Against State Over Pension Reform: Update from Aaron Maduff

We talk to attorney Aaron Maduff who is representing the State Universities Annuitants Association in their lawsuit against Illinois over pension reform, and get...