Saturday, October 23, 2021

Will Illinois Jobs be Lost if We Have Tariffs Applied to...

From Washington (March 19, 2018) - With the President considering tariffs on steel and aluminum, and renegotiate the 25-year-old NAFTA agreement, reporter Jini Hernandez...

Governor Rauner Signs Legislation to Increase Convenience for Illinois Seniors

  SPRINGFIELD, August 13, 2018 — Gov. Bruce Rauner signed bills today to increase Illinois seniors’ access to high-speed internet and provide more convenience with...

State Treasurer Mike Frerichs (D) and others Urge Life Insurance Bill...

From Chicago:  State Treasurer Mike Frerichs, Cook County Board President, Toni Preckwinkle, and state lawmakers urge Gov Rauner to sign a bill passed by...

Chicago Federal Reserve President Charles Evans on Aiding Distressed Communities

As delivered, September 24, 2020 Good afternoon, everyone. Thank you for the kind introduction. I appreciate the opportunity to speak with the...

Illinois Retail Merchants Assn Files Amicus Brief In Support of Effort...

Springfield, March 6, 2018 - The Illinois Retail Merchants Association (IRMA) issued the following statement from Rob Karr, president & CEO, regarding the filing of...

Chicago Fed President Charles Evans on economic recovery: Two more years...

By Jeff Berkowitz,Chicago Bureau Chief, Illinois ChannelAugust 3, 2020Chicago Fed President Evans: Two years until full U. S. Economic Recovery

COST OF SODA, SWEET TEAS, CAPPUCCINOS TO GO UP IN COOK...

  On Thursday, Nov 10, the Cook Co Board passed the One-Cent per ounce "Soda Tax" by 1 vote today, with Board President Toni Preckwinkle...

Rep Skillicorn (R): Condemns Any Attempt to Increase the Fuel Tax

From the State Capitol - Rep Allen Skillicorn (R), holds a press conference prior to a rally, to voice the opposition to...

Asking Gov Rauner to Sign, SB 261, Protecting Disabled Caregivers Pay

From the State Capitol:  A mother and her disabled son, share their story of having to provide personal care 24/7, 365 days a year...

Effort to Amend the Constitution to Allow for Higher Taxes on...

Rep Christian Mitchell (D) testifies in favor of a proposed Constitutional Amendment, that could appear on the November ballot. If approved by the voters,...