Monday, March 18, 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...

Sangamon Co. Coroner on Heroin Deaths, Responsibilities of a Coroner

From Springfield: Cinda Edwards, the Sangamon Co. Coroner, talks to us about the prevalence of heroin overdoses in Illinois, as the country continues to experience...

Author Heather MacDonald, “The War on Cops”

From Chicago: Illinois Channel contributing correspondent, Jeff Berkowitz, interviews author Heather MacDonald about the increasing tensions, politics and dangers, facing law enforcement officers across...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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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