Saturday, November 28, 2020

Gov Pritzker Signs Law Putting New Regulations on Gun Dealers

Chicago, January 17, 2019 - It's the sort of legislation Democrats in the legislature have long tried to put into law, and...

Battle Lines Being Drawn Over the Legality of Paying State Workers...

Springfield:  The last full budget passed by the Legislature expired June 30, 2015.  The last funding bill to legally fund state operations, ran out...

Gov Rauner Signs Executive Order on State Employee Ethics

On his first full day in office, Gov Rauner (R-IL), signs an executive order that prohibits members of the Executive Branch from going to...

Gov Rauner Signs HB-40, the Bill to Protect Abortion in Illinois,...

CHICAGO (Sept. 28, 2017) – It's been described as a political booby trap sitting in wait.  HB-40, a bill that would provide that 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...

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...

State Treasurer Mike Frerichs (D) and others Urge Life Insurance Bill...

From Chicago:  State Treasurer Mike Frerichs, Cook County Board President, Toni Preckwinkle, and state lawmakers urge Gov Rauner to sign a bill passed by...

Gov Rauner on Small Business & Legislative Issues

From Springfield: During national Small Business Week, Gov Rauner stops by a local brew-house in Springfield, to note that the vast majority of American jobs...

Fmr Gov Jim Edgar (R) on Budget Mess and Restoring Illinois

We go one-on-one with former Gov Jim Edgar, and hear his thoughts on the current budget stalemate between Governor Rauner and Speaker Madigan, as...

Gov Rauner Capitol Press Conference

From the State Capitol:  Following a ceremony marking the first annual "Gold Star Families Day", Gov Rauner talks with reporters about the elections, the...

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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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