Saturday, March 25, 2017

LONDON TERRORIST KILLS FOUR INNOCENTS Terrorist is Killed by Police

London -- in a press conference by Scotland Yard on the terrorist attack, March 22, in London outside of Parliament, the police say 5...

Opposition to Raising the Felony Threshold on Retail Theft

From the State Capitol:  Rob Karr, of the Illinois Retail Merchants Association, is joined by the Illinois Sheriffs' Association and Counsel to the Illinois...

Do Asphalt Sealants on Parking Lots and Driveways Pose a Health...

From the State Capitol:  A group of concerned citizens say the asphalt sealant commonly used on parking lots and driveways, poses a health risk...

Sen Dan Biss (D) Announces He’s Running for Governor

In a LIVE Facebook video on March 20, Sen Dan Biss (D) announced he is a candidate for governor in 2018.  Biss, who has...

Battle Over Raising Illinois’ Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour

From the State Capitol: Rep Mary Flowers (D) defended her proposal to have the Illinois minimum wage rise to $15/hour, and brought in several...

President Trump and Chancellor Merkel Hold a Joint Press Conference on...

From the White House:  During a joint press conference, President Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel took questions on both foreign policy and questions...

ISBE Adopts Its “Every Student Succeeds” Plan to Qualify for Federal...

SPRINGFIELD – On Wednesday, the Illinois State Board of Education’s adopted a new plan that the US Department of Education’s been urging to replace the...

Congressman Rodney Davis (R): Healthcare, Tax Cuts, Immigration

From Springfield:  We catch up with Congressman Rodney Davis, and get his positions on the healthcare reform bill, the effort to cut taxes as...

Gov Rauner comments on Budget, State-worker Pay & “Grand Bargain”

Springfield:  Following an address on rural issues, Gov Rauner held a brief media availability. The governor spoke about his belief that AG Madigan and Comptroller...

Battle Lines Being Drawn Over the Legality of Paying State Workers...

Springfield:  The last full budget passed by the Legislature expired June 30, 2015.  The last funding bill to legally fund state operations, ran out...

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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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