Sunday, January 23, 2022

Uber Driving Service in Chicago, Potential Regulations Against Company

We talk to Chris Taylor, the general manager of Uber Technologies in Chicago, about the services provided by the ride sharing business, and legislation...

Illinois House Cmte Hearing on Releasing Federal Funds for IL Social...

During an hour + long committee hearing, House Democratic members debated with their Republican colleagues, on whether to approved a bill allowing the release...

US House Speaker Paul Ryan Offers an Alternative to Obamacare

From Washington: Improving American health care requires adopting market-based reforms that intensify competition and facilitate innovation. The result would be better access to care, higher...

Gov Rauner on Reforming and Improving the Illinois Lottery

From Chicago:  Gov Rauner announces the state is seeking a new vendor to operate the lottery, and what this could mean in terms of...

Does Illinois’ Tax System Add to Its Financial Crisis?

From Chicago:   We talk one-on-one with Carol Portman, President of the Taxpayers Federation of Illinois, as she gives an analysis of the taxes...

Illinois Business Leaders on the Need to Reform Workers Comp

IL Manufacturers Assn CEO, Greg Baise, Rob Karr of the Retail Merchants Assn, and Todd Maisch of the State Chamber, talk about the problems...

Rep Fred Crespo (D) on Approving Federal Spending for Social Services

After a long committee hearing on whether to approved a bill allowing the release of $4.8 Billion in Federal funds for social services, or...

$15 an Hour Minimum Wage Law, Pritzker’s Fait Accompli !

From the Governor's Mansion in Springfield, February 19, 2019 - Surrounded by supporters in the legislature, and members of SEIU who...

Politics, Money, Civility: Our One-on-One with John Shaw, Director of the...

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Former Gov Jim Edgar (R) on Bringing Illinois Back

Springfield - As the era of a Pritzker governorship replaces the four years of Gov Rauner, we sit down with former Gov...