Thursday, January 24, 2019

Austan Goolsbee: Former Economic Adviser to President Obama

Austan Goolsbee, Professor of Economics at the Booth School of Business and former economic adviser to President Obama, talks with our contributing correspondent Jeff...

Rep John Bradley (D) on Fracking Bill

From the State Capitol... We talk with Rep John Bradley, who is sponsoring the legislation to allow for fracking in Illinois. Fracking is the...

Saving Babies from Abandonment

From Chicago: We talk one on one with Dawn Geras, who runs the organization, "Save Abandoned Babies." We hear about her effort to...
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Chief Justice Kilbride on Under-funding of the Illinois Courts

Illinois Chief Justice Thomas Kilbride delivers an address on the decline in funding for the Illinois Judiciary. Justice Kilbride talks about the devastating...

Corruption in Illinois Politics

A panel of Government Reform Advocates discuss the role of corruption in Illinois politics, why corruption is so prevalent, and what can be done...

Why is Illinois Government so Corrupt?

Hosted by the Paul Simon Institute at the Union League Club of Chicago, a panel of experts discuss what has lead to the corrupt...

Fox News Analyst KT McFarland Discusses National Security

KT McFarland, a former deputy assistant secretary of defense for public affairs at The Pentagon from 1982 to 1985 under President Ronald Reagan, and...

Hearing on Whether to Ban Legislative Scholarship Program

A Senate Executive Committee hears testimony concerning the Legislative Scholarship Program, which allows legislators to provide a limited number of tuition free, state school...

Sen. Durbin talks with press at ULC

From Chicago's Union League Club, Sen Dick Durbin talks with members of the media about possible lowering of tax rates, while dropping the home...

Our Interview with Canadian Ambassador Gary Doer

Our one on one interview with Canadian Ambassador to the United States, Gary Doer. Illinois does more trade with Alberta Canada than...