Wednesday, August 23, 2017

A Perception Gap, not a Skills Gap, may be Manufacturing’s Biggest Problem When Looking...

by Katherine Hyunjung Lee, Medill News Service WASHINGTON – President Trump’s Manufacturing Jobs Initiative may have disbanded, but the administration, companies and research agree on one thing: A four-year college degree is not the only—or necessarily...

US Rep Adam Kinzinger (R) Pushes for Lower Industry Subsidies to the Nuclear Regulatory...

By Jacob Rogers, Medill News Washington Bureau WASHINGTON – An Illinois Republican congressman is seeking to support the U.S. nuclear energy industry by changing federal rules that force power companies to pay more than $800...
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Illinois Democrats Gather in Springfield to Rally Supporters for 2018 Races and Win Back Governorship

Springfield -- Though they cancelled their Democrats' Day at the State Fair, the Illinois Democratic...

Speaker Madigan: “We are Not Going to Walk Away from SB-1” Plans Override Vote on Aug 23rd

State Capitol:  While Gov Rauner and the Republicans were gathered at the State Fair for...

Gov. Rauner signs two consolidation bills, stresses more action is needed

OAK BROOK (Aug. 14, 2017) – Today, Gov. Bruce Rauner signed Senate Bill 3 and...

Gov Rauner Wants Immediate Discussions on Education Reform

CHICAGO (Aug. 14, 2017) – Gov. Bruce Rauner released the following statement regarding education funding...

Illinois Senate Votes to Override Gov Rauner’s Veto of SB-1, the Education Funding Bill

State Capitol:  The Illinois Senate today voted to override Gov Rauner's veto of SB-1, the...

Gov Rauner Says Senate Should Vote to Uphold His Veto of the Education Funding Bill

State Capitol - Gov Rauner and Republican Senate Leader Bill Brady, brief the press just prior...

Sec of State, Jesse White Issues Statement on Violence in Virginia

Chicago, Aug 13, 2017 -- Sec of State, Jesse White, issues a statement on Sunday,...

Illinois Senate in Session at 2 PM Sunday, in Expected Vote to Override Governor’s Amendatory Veto of SB-1

Springfield - In what seems to be in many ways a replay of the Budget...
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Gov Jim Thompson (R) Reflects on the 1982 Election with Historian Mark DePue, Part II

From Springfield:  This is a second installment of a two-hour long conversation from December, 2014,...

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Mark Rhoads, Author of “Land of Lincoln:Thy Wondrous Story”

From the Pasfield House in Springfield: We talk with former Illinois State Senator Mark Rhoads about his book, "Land of Lincoln: Thy Wondrous Story"...