Monday, June 25, 2018

Chicago Area Student in DC, Seeks S-U-C-C-E-S-S in National Spelling Bee

Washington - Illinois sent 26 students to the National Spelling Bee, the fifth largest group of any state competing. As Em Steck reports, this...

Illinois Boasts the Fifth Highest Number of Students Competing in the...

Reported by Em Steck WASHINGTON – Illinois sent 26 spellers to the Scripps National Spelling Bee this year, -- a record number for the state...

Evidence-Based Education Funding Model Seeks First Funds

State Capitol - Our full hour-long presentation of testimony before the Illinois House Education Cmte, on the funding for the "evidence-based" funding model that had...

Illinois Capitol Memorial Day Ceremony Honors the Sacrifices of the Military...

From the Illinois State Capitol: Gov Rauner, Republican Senate Leader Brady, members of the military and a mother who lost her son in Afghanistan...

The UN and the Nation of Lebanon Work to Reduce School...

Beirut, Lebanon In Lebanon, the government is concerned with any violence taking place in schools or elsewhere that impacts the children.  That's why the government...

Political Boot Camp Teaches Candidates the Basics on How to Get...

Springfield: Kelly Dietrich who founded an organization, the National Democratic Training Committee, to help Democrats learn how to run for office, gives us a...

Illinois Supreme Court Justice Charles Freeman to Retire

Justice Charles Freeman, the first African-American to sit on the state's highest court, announced he will retire on June 14th.  Justice Freeman is now...

Joe Topinka Remembers his Mother, Judy Baar Topinka with a new...

Springfield: Judy Topinka was a regular in Illinois politics over the last 40 years. Her death, shortly after she was re-elected Comptroller in December...

Sen Toi Hutchinson (D) on her Coming Tenure as President of...

State Capitol: This August in Los Angeles, State Senator Toi Hutchinson of Illinois will become the new President of the National Conference of State...

The Open Government Movement, Adam Andrzejewski,CEO Founder, OpenTheBooks com

From the City Club of Chicago -- A speech by former Gubernatorial candidate, Adam Andrzejewski, who established "open the books.com" which seeks to make...

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Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier on the Costs of...

From the Illinois Supreme Court: Our one-on-one with Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier, as we talk about funding the courts, the costs of the legal...

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