Thursday, October 22, 2020

Cutting Costs, Raising Revenues: The Future of Chicago’s Budget & Finances

From the City Club of Chicago:  Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and Chicago's Budget Director, discuss their efforts to reduce the city's budget deficit.  We hear...

Cook County State’s Attorney Candidate Bob Fioretti (D) “Kim Foxx Has...

Chicago - In an indepth interview, Bob Fioretti, lays out why he thinks Kim Foxx needs to be replaced as Cook...

Illinois Municipal League President, Mayor Karen Darch, on Merging Pension Systems...

From Springfield:  Karen Darch, the Mayor of Barrington, IL and current President of the Illinois Municipal League, talks about the savings that could be...

Kim Foxx, Candidate for Cook Co State’s Attorney

From the Illinois State Fair:  We speak with Kim Foxx, Democrat candidate for Cook County State's Attorney, and hear how she views the approach...

Investigating Death: Cinda Edwards on the Role of the Coroner

We talk with Cinda Edwards, Coroner for Sangamon County, about the role of the Coroner's office in determining the cause of death, gathering evidence,...

Fighting to Win the War on Crime in Chicago

From the City Club of Chicago -- Following brief remarks by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, we hear from Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie...

Are Chicago’s Finances at the Brink?

From the City Club of Chicago:  A panel, including columnist John Kass, and Lawrence Msall, of the Civic Federation, discuss the growing financial strain...

Opposition to Raising the Felony Threshold on Retail Theft

From the State Capitol:  Rob Karr, of the Illinois Retail Merchants Association, is joined by the Illinois Sheriffs' Association and Counsel to the Illinois...

COST OF SODA, SWEET TEAS, CAPPUCCINOS TO GO UP IN COOK...

  On Thursday, Nov 10, the Cook Co Board passed the One-Cent per ounce "Soda Tax" by 1 vote today, with Board President Toni Preckwinkle...

Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle on Violence, Race Relations, the Future

Recorded September 16 at the City Club of Chicago, - Cook County Board President addresses a number of the initiative she...

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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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