Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Gov Rauner on On-Going Budget Stalemate

From the State Capitol: As the stalemate continues to block the passage of a State Budget, Gov Rauner continues to push for his...

Republican Candidate for Treasurer, Jim Dodge, on Fixing Illinois’ Finances

From the City Club of Chicago - Jim Dodge, who has an MBA in Finance shares his plans on making the Illinois Treasurer's office...

The Politics Behind the Budget Standoff

From Springfield:  Charlie Wheeler, a former Chicago Sun-Times reporter, and now Professor of the Public Affairs Reporting class at the University of Illinois at...

Reaction to Governor Rauner’s FY 2016 Budget Address

We talk to several state legislators and get their thoughts on Governor Rauner's FY 2016 budget address.

Rep Ives & Rep Morrison Ask Candidates to Pledge to Refuse...

From a press release: August 22, 2018, Chicago - In a joint press conference with State Representatives Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) and Tom Morrison (R-Palatine), a...

Transportation Coalition Warns of Impending Funding Disaster if a State Budget...

From the State Capitol:  Members of the Illinois Transportation Coalition, discuss the severe financial impact that's about to hit the road construction projects, should...

Rep Fred Crespo (D) Speaks on the House Democrats Proposed FY...

From the State Capitol, Tuesday, June 27 -- We talk one on one with Rep Fred Crespo, just before the House Democrats released their...

Gov Rauner Signs Firearms Trafficking Bill to Help Protect Communities from...

CHICAGO – Governor Bruce Rauner today signed HB 6303 to strengthen laws against gun trafficking in Illinois. The bill enhances penalties for firearms trafficking and...

Comptroller Susana Mendoza Makes the Case for her Election as Chicago...

From the City Club of Chicago - Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza (D), who was just elected in November to a four year...

Embezzling $53 MILLION: How Rita Crundwell Operated the Largest Municipal Fraud...

From the City Club of Chicago, Attorney Devon Bruce recounts how former comptroller and treasurer of the City of Dixon, Rita Crundwell, managed to...