Thursday, December 12, 2019

Illinois’ Growing Exports of Soybeans to Asian Markets

From the Farm Progress Show in Decatur: We speak with Mark Albertson, of the Illinois Soybean Assn., and learn how the changing diet in...

From Immigrant, to Model, to Chicago Fashion Designer: Sylwia Wilczynska

Inside Small Business: Like many before her, she came to America without knowing the language but looking to start a new...

President Trump Makes Remarks at the Unveiling of the New Boeing...

From North Charleston, SC - President Trump address Boeing factory workers and talks about his administration's goals to advance the US economy and grow...

The Impact of a $15 Hour Minimum Wage on Illinois’ Retailers

State Capitol, February 6, 2019 - Rob Karr, President and CEO of the Illinois Retail Merchants Association, shares the impact of a...

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

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...

Controlling Pseudophederine

The drug Pseudophederine, is the key ingredient in many over the counter cold medicines. Unfortunately, it's also a key to making Meth....

House Republicans Launch Opposition to Gov Pritzker’s Call for a Progressive...

State Capitol, February 27, 2019 -- Passing a constitutional amendment to allow the state to tax higher income earners at a higher...

House Judiciary Hearing on Licensing and Regulating Small Retail Gun Stores

From the State Capitol: House members hear testimony on legislation that would place new controls on those who operate gun stores.  We hear why...

Illinois House Members Debate SB-1, the bill to increase Minimum Wage...

House Chamber, February 14, 2019 - As the House sponsor, Rep Will Guzzardi sponsors SB-1, the bill to increase the minimum...

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...