Thursday, February 23, 2017

Gov Rauner Delivers the FY 2018 Budget Address. [ Full Speech...

From the State Capitol:  Gov Rauner delivers his third budget address, at a time when the state is facing a broad-based financial crisis, due...

Regional Superintendent of Madison County, Bob Daiber, Announces for Governor

From Madison County:   Bob Daiber, the Regional Superintendent of Schools announced he is running for the Democratic nomination for Governor. He said he is...

Gov Rauner Takes Questions on “Ask the Governor”

From WBEZ Chicago:  Gov Bruce Rauner goes on the air and takes questions from WBEZ radio listeners, as he talks about his administration, and...

Rally for Passing a Budget and Funding Higher Education in Illinois

From the State Capitol:  Leaders in Higher Education, and lawmakers speak to a gathering in support of passing a state budget, to end the...

Rep Chris Welch (D) on Setting Policies that Limit Immigration Searches

From the Capitol:  Rep Chris Welch talks of his bill to make Illinois a more welcoming state to immigrants.  While he says his bill...

Chris Kennedy Announces He’s Running for Governor in 2018

As has been speculated on for months, Chis Kennedy, is officially announcing he is running for Illinois Governor.   Kennedy is the former Chair...

Senate President John Cullerton (D) on a Budget “Grand Bargain”

From the City Club of Chicago: Sen John Cullerton talks about the legislative package he's worked out with Republican Senate Leader, Christine Radogno, which...

State Treasurer Mike Frerichs, on Savings Accts for the Disabled

From Chicago: State Treasurer Mike Frerichs, talks about the ABLE accounts, and how those who are living with a disability, can have a huge...

Sec of State Jesse White, on Allowing Teenagers to be Transplant...

From Chicago:  Sec of State Jesse White, is joined by transplant recipients, and parents who lost a child and donated their child's organs.  We...

Illinois Policy Institute’s Proposal to Balance the State Budget WITHOUT a...

From Chicago:  John Tillman, CEO of the Illinois Policy Institute, is joined by State Rep Jeanne Ives, and Rep Allen Skillicorn, as they discuss...

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Historian Mark DePue: Preserving Illinois’ Oral History

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library:  We talk with historian and fmr military officer, Mark DePue on his work of conducting indepth oral history...

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