Sunday, December 4, 2016

Rep Bob Rita, House Sponsor, of SB 2814, the plan to...

From the State Capitol:  We talk with Rep Bob Rita (D), House sponsor of SB-2814, the bill to subsidize two nuclear power plants that...

Arguments Against SB-2814, the ComEd Nuclear Subsidies bill

From the State Capitol:  We speak with Dave Lundy as he explains why a coalition of interests, "The Best Coalition"  feel it is...

Rep Dwight Kay (R) Reflects on His Legislative Experience, And the...

From the State Capitol:  Rep Dwight Kay, who lost his bid for reelection, talks about serving in the legislature, and the mood among members...

Struggle to Fund Education, Medicaid, and Pensions Without a Budget

From the Annual Illinois Association of School Boards conference in Chicago:  we attend a panel with State Senators Jason Barickman and Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, and...

Across the Aisle: Sen Pam Althoff (R) & Sen Toi Hutchinson...

From the State Capitol:  In this installment of "Across the Aisle" Sen Pam Althoff and Sen Toi Hutchinson, discuss the on-going budget battle, and...

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...

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...

Speaker Madigan (D) Hammers Gov Rauner on “Extremism”

From Springfield:  Following a meeting with the Democrat county chairmen, Speaker Madigan held a press conference, and continued with his theme of the last...

House Floor Debate on SB-2047, the Stop Gap Funding Bill

From the House Chamber:  We hear the debate on SB-2047, the funding bill that passed on the last day of Fiscal Year 2016.  The...

Gov Rauner and Republican Legislative Leaders’ Press Conference Following the Vote...

From the State Capitol:  After 18 months of operating state government without a funded spending plan, Gov Rauner and Republican legislative leaders discuss 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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