Thursday, September 19, 2019

Impact of Proposed Medicaid Cuts to Nursing Homes

Two members of the Nursing Home industry in Illinois, talk about Gov Rauner's proposal to cut the level of Medicaid compensation to nursing home...

Rep Fred Crespo (D) on the Challenge of Repairing Illinois Finances

Rep Fred Crespo talks with the Illinois Channel about the need to still find $300 million in cuts in the FY 2015 budget, and...

Dick Lockhart Remembers WWII End

As the nation marks the 70th anniversary of the German surrender on May 8, 1945, we speak with Lobbyist Dick Lockhart, who fought in...

Budget Cuts & Determinations of “Essential Spending”

House members question IL Budget Director, Tim Nuding on the $26 million in cuts that Gov Rauner made on Good Friday, and question what...

Sen Jason Barickman (R) on Reforming IL Grant Award Process

In the light of the NRI investigation, and questions raised about how Gov Quinn awarded $50 million in grants in 2010, just prior to...

Opposition to the Exelon “Clean Energy” bill

We hear from opponents to a bill that would add Nuclear generated power to be included in the "clean energy" provisions of the electric...

Rep Bob Pritchard (R) on Education Spending, Testing, and Tornado Relief

Rep Bob Pritchard, the leading Republican on the Educational Approps Cmte, talks about funding education and what changes may be made in the funding...

Legislative Outrage at the College of DuPage

Reps Ron Sandack and Jeanne Ives, talk about the actions of the College of DuPage President and its former Board members -- and what...

Rep Bob Rita (D) on Expanding Gaming in Illinois

Rep Bob Rita talks about his effort to bring in new revenues to the state, by passing a bill that would expand gambling in...

Sen Kwame Raoul on Reforming Criminal Justice Laws

Sen Kwame Raoul (D), talks with Correspondent, Shirley Descorbeth about changes he'd like to see made within the Criminal Justice code of Illinois, and...