Saturday, June 25, 2022

Hearing on Closing of State Museum

We attend a committee hearing on whether to close the Illinois State Museum as part of Governor Rauner’s proposed budget cuts.

Gov Rauner and Republican Legislative Leaders’ Press Conference Following the Vote...

From the State Capitol:  After 18 months of operating state government without a funded spending plan, Gov Rauner and Republican legislative leaders discuss the...

After 25 Years in the Senate, Sen Donne Trotter (D) Announces...

  January 19, 2018 - This year marks the 30th year since Sen Donne Trotter (D) first joined the Illinois legislature.  On Friday, he announced...

Illinois House Votes to Pass Sweeping Gun Safety Regulations

  SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Responding to a nationwide call from students and parents for immediate action on gun safety in the wake of another tragic mass...

Political Challenges to Reforming the School Funding Formula

From Chicago, and the Illinois Assn of School Boards Conference:  A panel of lawmakers discuss the on-going efforts to reform the Illinois school funding...

Democrat Lawmakers Propose Legislative Package they Call the “Illinois Comeback Agenda”

From the State Capitol:  The day after Republican House members talked with the press about their frustration and desire to move legislation, House and...

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...

Sen Kwame Raoul on Reforming Criminal Justice Laws

Sen Kwame Raoul (D), talks with Correspondent, Shirley Descorbeth about changes he'd like to see made within the Criminal Justice code of Illinois, and...

Budget Battle Impact on Providing Heating Assistance

We talk with Dalitso Sulamoyo, who runs the LIHEAP program , about the impact Illinois' Budget stalemate is having on the ability to launch...

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...

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Historian Mark DePue: Preserving Illinois’ Oral History

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library:  We talk with historian and fmr military officer, Mark DePue on his work of conducting indepth oral history...

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