Thursday, September 19, 2019

Sen. Manar Press Conference on SB1 Which Would Reform State Education...

Senator Andy Manar discusses the provision of SB1, an updated version of SB16, which would change the state's education funding formula among other reforms.

Update on High Speed Rail, Minority Hiring for Project.

State Senator Andy Manar gives an update on the progress of the state creating a high speed rail from Chicago to St. Louis. Sen....

Sen. Andy Manar on Education Funding and the State Budget

Sen. Andy Manar responds to whether education funding must be cut in order to help get control of the state budget. He also discusses...

Expectations for 99th State Legislature with Representatives Dwight Kay and Jack...

We talk to Rep. Dwight Kay, and later Rep. Jack Franks, about their expectations for the 99th State Legislature and how having a Republican...

Inauguration of State Senate, Election of Leadership Positions

We attend the inauguration of the State Senate overseen by Governor Bruce Rauner and State Supreme Court Justice Mary Jane Theis. After the swearing in...

Expectations for Rauner Administration, Spring Legislative Session

We talk to several legislators to get their thoughts on what they expect from the incoming Bruce Rauner Administration, and different legislative issues to...

Legislative Issues Impacting Illinois School Districts

Next from Chicago, from the annual meeting of the Illinois Association of School Boards, we attend a panel discussion with a group of state...

IL School Boards Assn’s Ben Schwarm on SB 16

As the Legislature is about to return for the Fall Veto Session, we go one on one with Ben Schwam, of the Illinois Assn...

Sen Andy Manar (D) on SB16, ReStructuring Education Funding

After holding meetings around the state in 2013, Sen Manar's bill SB-16, would change the funding formula for how school districts get state funds...

Republicans Say Gov Quinn Still Diverting Funds in NRI Clone

Republican State senators say Gov Quinn is diverting funds from approved organizations to those which are less transparent and were not part of the...

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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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