Sunday, February 18, 2018

From the State Capitol: Following Gov Rauner's delivery of the FY 2019 Budget address, members of the legislature, including gubernatorial candidates from both sides...

Governor Rauner’s FY 2019 Budget Address

From the State Capitol: Gov Rauner delivers his annual budget address. This comes in the wake of the first budget being approved during his...

Gov Rauner Delivers the 2018 State of the State Address

From the State Capitol: Gov Rauner delivers his third State of the State address. This comes in the context of the primary election season,...

Elgie Sims Becomes the Newest Member of the Illinois Senate

Former Rep Elgie Sims (D) on Friday took the oath of office as the newest member of the Illinois state senate, replacing former Sen...

After 25 Years in the Senate, Sen Donne Trotter (D) Announces...

  January 19, 2018 - This year marks the 30th year since Sen Donne Trotter (D) first joined the Illinois legislature.  On Friday, he announced...

List of New Illinois Laws Taking Effect on January 1, 2018

Here's a list from the Senate Republicans of the New Laws going into effect on January 1, 2018. Click on the boldface above to get the...

Members of the Legislature, Join in a Lawsuit Seeking to Block...

A lawsuit announced today by the Thomas More Society, seeks to halt the implementation of HB-40, the bill that Gov Rauner signed into law,...

The State Budget and Education

From the Illinois Assn of School Boards annual conference in Chicago- Sen Jason Barickman (R), Sen Bertino-Tarrent (D), are joined by Rep Bob Pritchard...

At Hearing on Mandating Sexual Harrassment Training, a Senator is Accused...

Chicago, October 31, 2017 -  As Speaker Madigan sat by having just delivered testimony on a blll, SB-402, that would mandate training against sexual...

Attempts to Regulate Bump Stocks on Guns and Apply Other Regulations...

From the State Capitol: Following the shooting in Las Vegas, where the shooter used a device called a "bump stock" that allowed a semi-automatic...

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Mark Rhoads, Author of “Land of Lincoln:Thy Wondrous Story”

From the Pasfield House in Springfield: We talk with former Illinois State Senator Mark Rhoads about his book, "Land of Lincoln: Thy Wondrous Story"...

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