Monday, June 24, 2019

House GOP Leader Jim Durkin on Fixing Illinois

At the City Club of Chicago, Rep Jim Durkin talks about the changed political landscape in Springfield and some of the immediate financial problems...

Bankruptcy Protections for Illinois Municipalities

In our Capitol InSights segment, we talk with Rep Ron Sandack (R) about his effort to have legislation considered to allow Illinois municipalities to...

Illinois’ Revenue & Deficit

We talk with Dan Long, who heads the Commission on Gov Forecasting & Accountability to get an update on the Illinois economy, the...

Sen Dan Biss (D) on Helping the Working Poor

The Illinois Channel's Shirley Descorbeth talks with Sen Dan Biss about legislation he's proposed to put more money back into the hands of working...

Reactions to Supreme Court Arguments on Pension Reform.

Following the March 11th hearing of the Illinois Supreme Court on the challenge to Illinois' Pension Reform law, we get reaction from some who...

House Republican Leader on Fixing the Budget & Criminal Justice

House Republican Leader Jim Durkin talks with the Illinois Channel's Shirley Descorbeth about addressing the deficit in the current year's budget, which ends June...
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Bill Clutter: Working to Free the Wrongfully Convicted, and Problems with...

We talk to Bill Clutter, private investigator, who was instrumental in establishing the Downstate Illinois Innocence Project at the University of Illinois at Springfield...

Legislators Propose New Fight Against Growing Heroin Use

Rep Lou Lang and several Republican House members, join in a new legislative proposal to combat the spread of cheap heroin being sold across...

IL Municipal League Pres. Says Gov’s Wrong to Keep Cities’ Tax...

Jerry Daugherty, the Mayor of Mascoutah, IL and President of the IL Municipal League, says Gov Rauner's proposal to cut the IL Distributive Fund,...

One-on-One with State Treasurer Michael Frerichs (D)

ONE-ON-ONE with State Treasurer Michael Frerichs (D), as we talk with him about his plans for the office, financial literacy, and what he thinks...