Friday, May 26, 2017

Democrat Senators Charge Governor Rauner with “A Serious Violation of Trust”...

From the State Capitol:  Sen. Andy Manar and other members of the Democrat caucus, held a press conference on Friday, to charge the Governor's...

Republican Senators Say Budget Talks are Making Progress on a Number...

Weds Morning, State Capitol:  Republican Senators, Karen McConnaughay, Bill Brady, and Jason Barrickman discuss the on-going budget negotiations and what progress is being achieved...

Illinois State Board of Elections Fines Auditor-General’s Campaign Cmte $5000 for...

Springfield, May 15, 2017: The Illinois State Board of Elections is fining the campaign committee of State Auditor, Frank Mautino, $5000 for failing to...

Should Your Private Information Gathered by Websites be For Sale

From the State Capitol:  At issue is what protections -- if any -- should be accorded to our private information that is gathered by...

Encouraging the Use of Medical Marijuana in Lieu of Opiates

From the State Capitol:  We hear about the impact of those who have been prescribed opioids to treat pain, and other symptoms of a...

Senate President Cullerton Tries to Revive the “Grand Bargain” Budget, But...

State Capitol:  If legislative frustration could boil water, water anywhere near the Illinois Senate Chamber, would be roiling wildly.  Despite months of good-faith efforts...

The Official Portrait of Gov Pat Quinn (D), 2009-2015, is Unveiled...

State Capitol:  On Monday, Gov Quinn and hundreds of his friends and followers, returned to the Capitol for the unveiling of his official portrait. The...

Treasurer Frerichs: Gov Rauner Needs to Stop Campaigning and Start Governing

State Capitol:  On Monday morning, State Treasurer Mike Frerichs held a press conference to demand Gov Rauner focus on forming an agreement on a...

Investigating the Hacking of Illinois Election Data

From the State Capitol:  Sen Mike Hastings (D), talks to reporters about the hacking last fall of the Illinois Board of Elections, and the...

One on One with ABC News Political Analyst Matthew Dowd

From Springfield: We talk with Matthew Dowd on his new book, "A New Way" that examines the growing political divisions in American politics, and...