Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Illinois Cities Seek Relief from Unfunded Mandates & Cutbacks in State...

State Capitol, March 4, 2019 -- After years of no budget being passed, and further cut backs in the "Distributive Funds"...

House Republicans Launch Opposition to Gov Pritzker’s Call for a Progressive...

State Capitol, February 27, 2019 -- Passing a constitutional amendment to allow the state to tax higher income earners at a higher...

Flooding Along the Ohio River Brings Gov Pritzker to Metropolis

Metropolis, February 26, 2019 - The flooding along the Ohio river has marooned the city's casino, and threatened portions of the downtown...

Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Speak on the Sterigenics Emissions

State Capitol -- A firm in Willowbrook, "Sterigenics" which uses a process to sterilize items for hospitals, was ordered to be...

Sens Manar (D) and Sandoval (D) to Hold a Series of...

State Capitol, February 21, 2019 - Following their hearing on the need for a new Capital bill, to fund new construction and...

Senate Hears Bonding Needs as Work Toward a Capital Bill Begins...

State Capitol, February 21, 2019 - In her first hearing before the Senate Subcmte on Capital, Alexis Strum, the Director of the...

Yea or Nay! Illinois Legislators React to Gov Pritzker’s FY 2020...

We hear from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle about their reactions to Governor Pritzker's budget blueprint, and his multi-year plan...

In FY 2020 Budget, Governor Pritzker Lays Out His Multi-Year Plan...

From the State Capitol, February 20, 2019 -- In his first Budget Address, Gov JB Pritzker spoke about the need to control...

$15 an Hour Minimum Wage Law, Pritzker’s Fait Accompli !

From the Governor's Mansion in Springfield, February 19, 2019 - Surrounded by supporters in the legislature, and members of SEIU who...

How the Pritzker Adm Looks to Rescue Illinois’ Broken Finances &...

From the City Club of Chicago, February 14, 2019 - , Deputy Governor Dan Hynes, who served 8 years as the...