Monday, July 22, 2019

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...

From Congressional Staffer to State Lawmaker: Rep Tim Butler (R)

We speak with the newest member of the legislature, Rep Tim Butler, who was selected to fill the vacancy opened by Rep Rich Brauer,...
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Pres. of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Assn., John Cooney

we sit down with John Cooney, the President of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association. We talk to Mr. Cooney about the realities of working...

Gov. Rauner on his Agenda to Improve Illinois

Governor Rauner addresses members of the department of transportation and other state departments, about his ideas on how the state can improve education, the...

Ralph Martire on Fixing Illinois’ Broken Budget

Ralph Martire, the Executive Director of the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability, discusses steps the state can take to fix its broken budget,...