Friday, May 24, 2019

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...

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,...

UPDATE: House Fails to Override Gov’s Veto of Bill that Prohibits...

State Capitol:  In a major victory for Gov Rauner, on Wednesday, House members attempted to override the Governor's veto of a bill that would...

Cook County Hit with Sexual Harassment Class-Action Lawsuit by Female Public...

CHICAGO – The Associated Press reports Female public defenders filed a sexual harassment lawsuit in Chicago, which alleges Cook County officials failed to properly...

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...

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...

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...

Protecting Chicago in an Age of Terrorism

Michael Masters tells a City Club of Chicago gathering about efforts to make Chicago more secure, while meeting the need to balance the free...

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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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