Monday, October 25, 2021

Adlai Stevenson III, Reflections on His Career, Personalities, & Politics

Fmr Sen Adlai Stevenson (D-IL), was the great-grandson of a Vice President, and the son of Gov Adlai Stevenson who twice ran for President...

Sen Durbin (D-IL) Questions Judge Barrett on Gun Rights, Heller

October 13, Day two of the US Senate Judiciary Cmte hearing on the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the US...

Another look at Senators Kyle McCarter (R) and Dan McConchie (R)...

July 29, 2017 - Now that Illinois has a budget, many argue the real work of reforming the state begins. The budget plan that...

Reaction to Gov Quinn’s FY 2015 Budget

We get the reaction from lawmakers to the Gov.'s budget address we begin by hearing from the Republican leaders in the House and Senate...

Lawmakers Try Again to make “Tobacco 21” Illinois Law

State Capitol, February 5, 2019 - It was passed before but vetoed by then Gov Rauner. Now the American Lung Association...

State Rep Nick Sauer (R-51st) Resigns in Wake of Sexual Allegations...

August 1, 2018 - State Rep Nic Sauer submitted a letter of resignation today to the Illinois House of Representatives.   Sauer was serving in...

‘We still had to come’—Despite Restrictions, Americans gather to Commemorate the...

By Katie LivingstoneWASHINGTON, January 20, 2021 President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris stepped into their new roles in the White...

Rep Jack Franks (D) on Why He voted No on the...

From the State Capitol:  Following the House vote to pass a Stop-Gap funding bill 105-4, we talk with Rep Jack Franks, one of four...

Rep Jeanne Ives (R) on Fixing the Property Tax Assessment System

From the State Capitol: With the call to lower property taxes key to the effort of passing a state budget, we talk with Rep...

House Passes $800 Million Stop-Gap Spending Bill

State Capitol - House Democrats on Thursday brought their $800 Million plus funding bill, HB-109, to the floor which passed after a debate 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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