Monday, June 26, 2017

Illinois Congressman, Raja Krishnamoorthi, Leads Effort to Fund Career and Technical...

by Kara Voght, Medill News Service WASHINGTON— on Thursday, with the leadership of Illinois congressman, Raja Krishnamoorthi,  the US House of Representatives, in a rare...

Special Session to Pass a Budget Starts with a Whimper

Springfield:   The Illinois Legislature began its special session in Springfield on Wednesday, in what is supposed to be a special effort to reach...

GOP Legislators Propose a State Budget, the Governor Supports

From Chicago: Republican lawmakers offer what they say is a balanced budget, that includes ideas the Democrats backed. Following this press conference, Gov Rauner...

The Illinois Policy Institute’s Plan to Balance the State Budget Without...

From Chicago: Ted Dabrowski, VP of the Illinois Policy Institute, is interviewed by our contributing correspondent, Jeff Berkowitz, to hear the IPI's plan to...

Treasurer Mike Frerichs, on Ensuring Life Insurers Pay Insured Benefits

Springfield: State Treasurer Mike Frerichs urges Gov Rauner to sign the bill that would require life insurance companies to review their policy holders over...

Gov Rauner Calls a Special Session Beginning the Week of June...

Springfield:  Gov Rauner on Thursday called for a Special Session to address the continuing lack of a state budget.  The Governor is calling for...

Governor Rauner on Efforts to Put Caps on Property Taxes

From Moline -- At the time when homeowners are making property tax payments, Gov Rauner talks about the excessively high property taxes in Illinois,...

State Treasurer Frerichs on Improving Investments in College Savings Accounts

Chicago - State Treasurer Mike Frerichs talks about the changes he's made in the college savings program, that cuts costs and give parents greater...

State Board of Elections Says Russian Hack of June, 2016 Was...

Springfield, June 13, 2017 -- A Spokesman for the State Board of Elections, said the recent Bloomberg report that noted Russian hackers had hit...

University of Chicago Professor Charles Lipson, on Politics, Impeachment and Media...

From Chicago -- Our Contributing Correspondent, Jeff Berkowitz conducts an interview with Professor Charles Lipson, a noted political scientist from the University of Chicago....