Monday, September 21, 2020

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...

Can Chicago Public Schools Avoid Bankruptcy ?

We attend a panel discussion at the City Club of Chicago: Chicago Public Schools, is bankruptcy inevitable? The panel includes Paul Vallas, the Former...

The Push to Legalize Silencers in Illinois

Our Shirley Descorbeth reports from Athens Illinois, on why the NRA wants state lawmakers to legalize the use of silencers on guns.

How Usable is Illinois’ Freedom of Information Act FOIA

From Springfield and home of the SJ-R, we hear a panel comprised of a journalist, lawyer and city official discuss the benefits and problems...

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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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