Sunday, December 4, 2016

Transportation Secretary Blankenhorn on Transforming Illinois’ Transportation Systems

From the City Club of Chicago:  We hear an address from Illinois Transportation Secretary, Randy Blankenhorn, as he discusses the projects in the works,...

Gov Rauner Veto’s SB-2822, and Nixes $215 Million Set to go...

Update 5 pm: Following the Gov's Veto of SB-2822, the IL Senate voted to override the Gov's veto on a 36-16 vote.   But the...

Rauner Administration to Implement “Reasonable Suspicion” of Alcohol and Drug Testing...

SPRINGFIELD, Nov 30, 2016 – Governor Bruce Rauner’s Administration today announced that the state will begin testing employees who exhibit behaviors that create a...

Gov Rauner on the Veto Session, and Improving Illinois’ Economy

From Springfield:  Gov Rauner talks about small business being the back-bone of the economy, and the need to lift the regulatory and tax burdens...

Bringing Illinois State Govt’s Technology into the 21st Century

From the City Club of Chicago:  Hardik Bhatt, the designated director of the new Illinois Dept of Technology -- nick named DoIT -- talks...

Jesse White on Saving Lives Through Organ Donations

From Chicago:  Sec of State Jesse White speaks to the need for greater organ donations, which will save the lives of those in need....

Gov Bruce Rauner on the Millions to be Saved from Stopping...

From Chicago: Governor Rauner holds a press conference alongside a task force he assembled to fight healthcare fraud at all levels of government. Governor...

Bipartisan effort to reduce Recidivism

From Chicago:  Gov Rauner and Democrat lawmakers discuss another accomplishment to advance their reforms to the Criminal Justice System.  Here, we hear of a...

Treasurer Mike Frerichs (D) Pulls State Accounts from Wells Fargo

From Chicago:  State Treasurer Mike Frerichs (D) holds a press conference to explain his decision to pull state funds from being invested with banking...

Gov Rauner on Tourism Jobs, and Growing the Illinois Economy

From Alsip:  Gov Rauner addresses tourism industry leaders and talks about the great contribution that tourism dollars mean to the Illinois economy every year....

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Historian Mark DePue: Preserving Illinois’ Oral History

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library:  We talk with historian and fmr military officer, Mark DePue on his work of conducting indepth oral history...

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