Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Illinois Senators Vote to Pass SB-1947, Changing the State’s Education Formula

State Capitol:   After the Illinois Senate voted to approve the bill changing the state's formula for distributing money to school districts around the...

Legislative Outrage at the College of DuPage

Reps Ron Sandack and Jeanne Ives, talk about the actions of the College of DuPage President and its former Board members -- and what...

As She Prepares to Leave Office, Our One-on-One with Rep Jeanne...

Springfield - In March of 2018, Rep Ives came very close to taking the Republican nomination for governor away from Bruce Rauner. She argued...

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...

Fmr Rep Roger Eddy (R): On the Blagojevich Impeachment, Speaker Madigan,...

June 11, 2020 -- He's been a school teacher, a superintendent, state lawmaker, and President of the Illinois Association of School Boards....

Rep Jeannie Ives (R) on Why She’s Sponsoring SB-9, the Tax...

From the State Capitol:  Rep Jeannie Ives is well known in the Capitol for her conservative views, yet she is now the House Sponsor...

The Impact of a $15 Hour Minimum Wage on Illinois’ Retailers

State Capitol, February 6, 2019 - Rob Karr, President and CEO of the Illinois Retail Merchants Association, shares the impact of a...

Illinois Senate Votes With the House to Pass a Tax Increase...

State Capitol, July 4 - The Illinois Senate voted on the Fourth of July, to approve the tax increase, which had previously passed the...

Reactions to Supreme Court Arguments on Pension Reform.

Following the March 11th hearing of the Illinois Supreme Court on the challenge to Illinois' Pension Reform law, we get reaction from some who...

CapitolFax’s Rich Miller on the Politics of the Budget

As the Citizen's Club of Springfield celebrated it's 10th Anniversary, Rich Miller of the widely-read CapitolFax, gives an address in which he shares his...

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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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