Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Moving Developmentally Disabled out of Institutions and into Community Homes

We talk with representatives of the Arc of Illinois after a rally in which they advocated for moving the developmentally disabled out of state...

House Education Funding Task Force Hearing on Spending Reform Bills

We head to a committee hearing of the House education funding task force, as they hear testimony from Diane Rutledge, executive director of the...

Majority Leader, Barbara Flynn Currie, on FY ’15 and FY 16...

The Illinois Channel's Shirley Descorbeth talks one-on-one with Rep Barbara Flynn Currie, about the two bills that closed the funding gap in the FY...

Sen Christine Radogno (R) on Budget Issues

Republican Leader, Sen Christine Radogno addresses the City Club of Chicago, as she talks about the challenges facing lawmakers in their effort to...

House Education Funding Task Force on Education Spending Reform Bill

We attend a hearing of the House Education Funding Task Force, and hear from representatives of the task force, and a representative of Northern...

House GOP Leader Jim Durkin on Fixing Illinois

At the City Club of Chicago, Rep Jim Durkin talks about the changed political landscape in Springfield and some of the immediate financial problems...

Bankruptcy Protections for Illinois Municipalities

In our Capitol InSights segment, we talk with Rep Ron Sandack (R) about his effort to have legislation considered to allow Illinois municipalities to...

Illinois’ Revenue & Deficit

We talk with Dan Long, who heads the Commission on Gov Forecasting & Accountability to get an update on the Illinois economy, the...

Sen Dan Biss (D) on Helping the Working Poor

The Illinois Channel's Shirley Descorbeth talks with Sen Dan Biss about legislation he's proposed to put more money back into the hands of working...

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...

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Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier on the Costs of...

From the Illinois Supreme Court: Our one-on-one with Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier, as we talk about funding the courts, the costs of the legal...

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