Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Senate President Cullerton (D) Reacts to Gov’s Budget & the Political...

Senate Majority Leader John Cullerton Reacts to Governor Rauner's budget Address, and explains his frustration with the Governor continuing to insist that his "Turn...

Senate Hears Bonding Needs as Work Toward a Capital Bill Begins...

State Capitol, February 21, 2019 - In her first hearing before the Senate Subcmte on Capital, Alexis Strum, the Director of the...

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...

GOP Minority Leaders React to Gov. Rauner’s State of the State...

House Minority Leader Jim Durkin and Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno react to Governor Rauner's State of the State Address.

House Republican Leader, Jim Durkin on the Budget, and the Campaign

From the City Club of Chicago: Rep Jim Durkin, gives his view on the change in the political climate that lead to the first...

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...

Rep Ken Dunkin (D) on Bucking Speaker Madigan

Rep Ken Dunkin, (D- 5th District), reacts to Governor Rauner's budget address, and talks about his split with House Speaker Michael Madigan.  He also...

In Covid-Shortened Legislative Session, $42.6 Billion Budget Glued Together

May 24, 2020 -- In perhaps the weirdest legislative session in the history of Illinois, the Governor holds his "End of Session"...

School Superintendents on Crisis in Education Funding

From State Capitol: Superintendents from around the state, testify before the House Education Task Force, on the growing crisis in education funding, despite, what the...

Rep Bob Rita (D) talks about the Prospects of a Gaming...

State Capitol: At the end of the session, Rep Bob Rita talks with reporters about the failure to pass a new gaming bill that...

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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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