Friday, July 3, 2020

IML’s Legislative Reform to Improve Local Govt

Members of the Illinois Municipal League discuss the components of their "Moving Cities Forward" platform.

Gov Rauner on Attracting & Developing New Businesses

Gov Rauner announces an Executive Order that will have the state working with a new nonprofit to attract more business to Illinois. The Governor...

Aiding Minority Entrepreneurs

FROM CHICAGO: Gov Bruce Rauner meets with, and promotes efforts to help new business startups within the minority community.  The Governor, Rep Kenny Duncan...

Illinois Tollway Authority’s Bob Schillerstrom

From the City Club of Chicago, Bob Schillerstrom, Chairman of the Illinois Tollway Board of Directors, talks about the transportation needs and initiatives planned...

Opposition to Proposed Property Tax on Chicago Area Businesses

We speak with Rob Karr of the IL Retail Merchants Assn., and Michael Mini of the Chicagoland Apartment Assn., about their opposition to the...

Farmers Fear Fed EPA’s Proposed New Regulations on Waterways

We sit down with  Garry Niemeyer, the past President of the National Corn Growers Association, and ask him about why he and other farmers...

High Speed Internet and the Future of Economic Development

Jim Carlini, author of "Location, Location, Connectivity" talks to us about how the development of high speed internet is changing the landscape of industrial...

Coal Industry Opposition to Stream Protection Rule

Phil Gonet, President of the Illinois Coal Association, is joined by members of the coal industry and state representatives as they express their opposition...

Illinois’ Connection to the Founding of Farm Aid

On the 30th Anniversary of Farm Aid, Speaker Joe Alexander tells the story of how Farm Aid began in Illinois, with a series of...

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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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