Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Cutting Costs, Raising Revenues: The Future of Chicago’s Budget & Finances

From the City Club of Chicago:  Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and Chicago's Budget Director, discuss their efforts to reduce the city's budget deficit.  We hear...

How 1871, Is Helping to Make Chicago a “Midwest Silicon Valley”

From the City Club of Chicago -- Howard Tullman, the CEO of the business incubator, "1871" shows how Chicago is developing a growing reputation...

Scott AFB Cyber Security Center Opens to Combat the On-Going Cyber...

From Scott AFB in Illinois:  Gov Rauner and Sen Dick Durbin, are among the dignitaries dedicating the new Cyber Security Center, which will be...

Are Chicago’s Finances at the Brink?

From the City Club of Chicago:  A panel, including columnist John Kass, and Lawrence Msall, of the Civic Federation, discuss the growing financial strain...

Metra Breaks Ground on First New Station Added to the “Heritage...

Romeoville - Last week, Metra broke ground in Romeoville, IL, as construction began on the first new stop added to Metra's "Hertitage Corridor" line,...

How the Laquan McDonald Shooting is Changing Chicago Politics

From Chicago, we talk to Jeff Berkowitz, of the political talk show "Public Affairs," about the Race for Cook County State's Attorney, and how...

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...

Fmr Chicago Police Superintendent, Garry McCarthy Announces His Plan to Run...

Chicago -- On his website former Chicago Police Superintendent, Garry McCarthy announced he will run for Mayor of Chicago, against the very man who...

Paris, Illinois – How a Small Community’s Effort Made the “UnAffordable”...

Paris, Illinois -- For years, students here lived in a community of 9,000 that was stuck with an aging high school over 100 years...

Fmr Chicago Police Supt, Garry McCarthy on “Culture of Non-compliance” Toward...

From the City Club of Chicago: former Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy gives an address on what he sees as a "growing culture of...

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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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