Thursday, December 12, 2019

Giant City State Park

From Southern Illinois: While many think of Illinois as flat farmland, we travel to the hilly, rocky and forested landscape of Southern Illinois.  Here,...

Campaign to take Redistricting Power out of Hands of the Legislature

From Chicago: Cynthia Canary, Executive Director of the Independent Maps Amendment Coalition, discusses the campaign to get an independent commission to establish state redistricting,...

President Obama Orders Background Checks on All Gun Sales

On January 5, 2016 - President Obama announced he would take Executive Action to require that anyone in the business of selling guns, would...

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...
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Attorney Perry Browder, President of the Illinois Trial Lawyers’ Assn, on...

From Chicago:  With Gov Rauner pushing Workers Compensation reform as part of his "Turnaround Agenda" we speak with attorney Perry Browder, president of the...

Creating the Obama Presidential Library

From the City Club of Chicago: We hear a portion of a presentation by the Executive Director of the Obama Presidential Library Foundation,...

Congressman John Shimkus (R) on Terrorist Attacks, Immigration, Federal Budget

From Springfield (Dec, 2015): We sit down with Congressman John Shimkus and discuss the federal budget, the attacks in Paris, House Speaker Paul Ryan,...

The Budget Battle & Small Business

From Chicago: Rep Lou Lang (D) and NFIB head, Kim Maisch, discuss the on-going budget battle between Gov Rauner and legislative leaders -- and what...

The Rising Cost of Pensions & the Impact on School Funding

From the Illinois Assn of School Boards, we hear from four legislators discuss the on-going budget stalemate, and what impact the rising cost of...
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Legal Challenge of the Effort to Reduce Chicago Pension Obligations

From the Illinois Supreme Court -- We hear the oral arguments in the case that challenged the effort of the Emanuel administration to reduce...

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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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