Monday, October 21, 2019

Rep Will Davis (D) on the Funding of State Operations

From the State Capitol:  Just after voting to pass a funding bill that funded K-12 education for a full year, and kept government operations...

Rep Jack Franks (D) on Why He voted No on the...

From the State Capitol:  Following the House vote to pass a Stop-Gap funding bill 105-4, we talk with Rep Jack Franks, one of four...

Rep Fred Crespo (D) on the State’s Stop-Gap Spending Bill

From the State Capitol:  Just after the House passed the Stop-Gap spending bill that will fund K-12 Education for the full year, and state...

A Panel of Lawmakers Discuss Whether Illinois’ School Funding Formula is...

From the City Club of Chicago:  A panel of state lawmakers discuss the education funding formula, and whether it's fair.  Sen Andy Manar (D),...

Legislature passes SB-2047, which Funds K-12 education for a Full Year,...

On Thursday afternoon, the Illinois Legislature finally voted to fund Higher Education, K-12, and government services, thus avoiding a financial calamity, by approving SB-2047,...

TENTATIVE BUDGET DEAL TAKES SHAPE, FLOOR VOTES EXPECTED THURSDAY

From the State Capitol:   After lengthy talks between Gov Rauner and legislative leaders on Wednesday, a series of agreements were in the making...

Republican Legislative Leaders File Legislation to Fund Education for Whole of...

Republican Press Release Springfield, IL -- Illinois Republican leaders Christine Radogno (R-Lemont) and Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) filed legislation on Tuesday that would provide a...

Chicago Homicides: What Can Be Done ?

From the City Club of Chicago:  We hear a panel discussion on the on-going violence and high number of murders happening in the poor...

The Politics Behind the Budget Standoff

From Springfield:  Charlie Wheeler, a former Chicago Sun-Times reporter, and now Professor of the Public Affairs Reporting class at the University of Illinois at...

Gov Rauner Press conference on the Budget Impasse, Education Funding

From Springfield: Gov Rauner talks with reporters following his address to a small business group.  The governor talks about the on-going standoff over the...

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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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