Sunday, October 22, 2017

Sangamon Co. Coroner on Heroin Deaths, Responsibilities of a Coroner

From Springfield: Cinda Edwards, the Sangamon Co. Coroner, talks to us about the prevalence of heroin overdoses in Illinois, as the country continues to experience...

Kristina Rasmussen Out as Gov Rauner’s Chief of Staff, After 88...

Springfield -- She came in to turn things around for Governor Bruce Rauner's administration.  It was just 88 days ago, back in July, in...

Gov Rauner: No One Issue Defines a Political Party

Chicago:  After meeting with leaders of the Polish community in Chicago, Gov Rauner spoke with reporters and responded in part to the uproar in...

Illinois Ready to Deploy 550 Guardsmen If Needed in Puerto Rico

CHICAGO (October 2, 2017) – Governor Bruce Rauner is reaching out to officials in Puerto Rico, letting them know the state of Illinois stands...

What is the Future for Illinois’ Finances; Recovery, Stagnation, Bankruptcy ?

From Chicago: the City Club of Chicago, holds a panel discussion at the Union League of Chicago, that examines the enormity of the financial...

Gov Rauner Vetoes SB-1905, that Would Have Prohibited Local Right-to-Work Rules

Among the earliest controversies in his administration, was Gov Rauner's efforts call for local "Right to Work" laws in local government.  As the Governor...

Republicans Take to Social Media to Denounce Rauner, Seek Alternatives to...

When it came to politics, Harry Truman used to say, "If you want a friend, get a dog."  Others in Washington since then have...

House Democrats Blast Trump Administration’s Puerto Rico Rescue Response, Calling it...

by Kevin Schmidt and Casey Egan Medill News Service WASHINGTON -- Disgruntled House Democrats, led by House members of Puerto Rican descent, blasted the Trump administration’s...

One-on-One with Scott Drury (D) Candidate for IL Attorney-General

From Springfield: We talk with State Rep Scott Drury, who had announced his run for governor, but changed to seeking the position of IL...

Gov Rauner Signs HB-40, the Bill to Protect Abortion in Illinois,...

CHICAGO (Sept. 28, 2017) – It's been described as a political booby trap sitting in wait.  HB-40, a bill that would provide that the...