Saturday, January 21, 2017

Gov Rauner, Educators, and Trade Group Leaders, on the Need for...

From Springfield: Gov Rauner holds a meeting with educators and students, about the great paying jobs that are often available to those with a...

Gov Rauner Signs Bill to Help Schools Hire Substitute Teachers

From Carbondale: With schools facing a greater challenge of finding substitute teachers, Gov Rauner signs legislation that will make it easier to fill the...

Some Key Legislative Dates Coming, Starting Next Week.

Here's a look at some of the key dates for legislative action for this new year. On January 9 & 10th, the 99th General Assembly...

Gov Rauner Updates Status of Budget Talks with Legislative Leaders

From the State Capitol:  On Dec 13, 2016, Gov Bruce Rauner (R) held a Facebook LIVE session from his office, discussing the status of...

Gov Rauner on Programs to Aid Children & Youth, Signing the...

From Chicago: Gov Rauner talks with the press about his efforts to improve the lives of children, and youths, the energy bill he recently...

Susana Mendoza Sworn-in as Illinois Comptroller, “Pray for me. This...

  Susana Mendoza (D) becomes Illinois State Comptroller, taking the oath on the same bible used by her friend, the late Judy Baar Topinka.  Mendoza...

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...

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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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