Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Sen Andy Manar (D) Files SB-1 to Reform School Funding Formula

  SPRINGFIELD – A school funding reform measure filed this week by Senator Andy Manar (D) mirrors a plan pending in the Illinois House.  ...

Divorced Parents Seek Equality and Equal Time in Child Rearing

State Capitol: Rep LaShawn Ford (D) sponsored HB-4113, a bill intended to ensure that both parties in a divorce are presumed to be equally...

House Floor Debate on SB 2048, the Speaker’s $40 Billion Budget

From the State Capitol: House debate on a $40 Billion state budget, that was unknown until about one hour before it was brought to...

Reports Say State Rep Brandon Phelps (D) the Latest to Pull...

WSIL-TV reports State Rep Brandon Phelps intends to resign from his office in the very near future, due to a continuing problem with an...

First House v Senate Basketball Game

From Springfield - We talk with members of the House and Senate just before they engage in the first annual House v Senate basketball...

Rep Juliana Stratton Sponsors Bill to Establish Voting Booths in the...

State Capitol (April 24, 2018) State Rep Juliana Stratton, who is also the Democratic candidate for Lt Governor, sponsored House Bill 4469 (HB4469) which would establish a voting process within...

Rep Fred Crespo (D) on the State’s Stop-Gap Spending Bill

From the State Capitol:  Just after the House passed the Stop-Gap spending bill that will fund K-12 Education for the full year, and state...

Chicago Fed President Charles Evans on economic recovery: Two more years...

By Jeff Berkowitz,Chicago Bureau Chief, Illinois ChannelAugust 3, 2020Chicago Fed President Evans: Two years until full U. S. Economic Recovery

Gov Pritzker Signs Law Putting New Regulations on Gun Dealers

Chicago, January 17, 2019 - It's the sort of legislation Democrats in the legislature have long tried to put into law, and...

Senate President Cullerton Tries to Revive the “Grand Bargain” Budget, But...

State Capitol:  If legislative frustration could boil water, water anywhere near the Illinois Senate Chamber, would be roiling wildly.  Despite months of good-faith efforts...

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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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