Friday, May 27, 2022

Senate President John Cullerton(D), on State Spending and Political Stalemate

From Elmhurst College:  Senate President John Cullerton gives an address that covers current state spending and current revenues.  He notes the continuing cost to...

Illinois House Members Debate SB-1, the bill to increase Minimum Wage...

House Chamber, February 14, 2019 - As the House sponsor, Rep Will Guzzardi sponsors SB-1, the bill to increase the minimum...

Rep Robert Martwick (D) on Steps Needed Toward Fixing Illinois’ Pension...

Springfield - State Representative Robert Martwick delivers an address, and laters takes questions, on the several proposals to reduce the state’s pension debt, and...

Senate Minority Leader Radogno (R)on Political Impasse

From the City Club of Chicago: Senate Minority Leader, Christine Radogno, talks about the Budget Impasse, which has left the state without a...

Seeking Funding to Test Rape Kits

Sen Mike Noland (D) is joined by others to discuss the need to get rape kits tested. After a rape DNA evidence...

Hearing on Closing of State Museum

We attend a committee hearing on whether to close the Illinois State Museum as part of Governor Rauner’s proposed budget cuts.

Automatic Voter Registration in Illinois

From the State Capitol: We talk with Abe Scarr, with ILPIRG, about the legislation that allows for automatic voter registration, when one interacts with...

Republican Senators Push Again for Bipartisan Redistricting Reform

State Capitol, February 6, 2019 - Th e Republican Senate caucus of the state legislature endorsed a redistricting reform proposed by Democratic...

Illinois House Votes to Pass Sweeping Gun Safety Regulations

  SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Responding to a nationwide call from students and parents for immediate action on gun safety in the wake of another tragic mass...

Illinois House Passes First Part of State Budget Legislation with a...

State Capitol:  As the clock clicks down on the last day of the current fiscal year, with Bond houses saying they'll lower Illinois' credit...

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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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