Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Illinois’ EPA Director, Lisa Bonnett

At the City Club of Chicago, Lisa Bonnett, the EPA Director talks about the progress made in balancing the environmental needs, with economic development.

Governor’s Mansion Set to Reopen this Weekend After Two-Year Renovation

Springfield -- After a two-year renovation, funded by private donations, the Illinois governor's mansion is reopening this weekend. Built in 1855, the Illinois Governor’s Mansion...

Lahood – Rodriguez Debate for the 18th Congressional District

Springfield -- It's the district that Lincoln once held in Congress, and 2018 brings a rematch for the two men who ran in 2016...

Senate President John Cullerton (D), on the Legislature’s Failure, Once Again,...

From the State Capitol: Senate President Cullerton shares his frustration with reporters, as the legislature again failed to pass a state budget.  Sen Cullerton,...

Police Body Cameras and Other Police Reforms

Rep. Elgie Sims (D) is joined by other members of the legislature, to discuss SB-1304, which allows police depts to approve Body Cameras for...

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...

Gov Rauner, Educators, and Trade Group Leaders, on the Need for...

From Springfield: Gov Rauner holds a meeting with educators and students, about the great paying jobs that are often available to those with a...

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...

Sen Andy Manar (D) Files SB-1 to Reform School Funding Formula

  SPRINGFIELD – A school funding reform measure filed this week by Senator Andy Manar (D) mirrors a plan pending in the Illinois House.  ...

Inaugural of the 100th Illinois House of Representatives

From Springfield:  Michael Madigan is re-elected as House Speaker at the inauguration of the 100th General Assembly.  We hear Speaker Madigan's remarks, as he...