Sunday, May 31, 2020

Legislative Outrage at the College of DuPage

Reps Ron Sandack and Jeanne Ives, talk about the actions of the College of DuPage President and its former Board members -- and what...

As She Prepares to Leave Office, Our One-on-One with Rep Jeanne...

Springfield - In March of 2018, Rep Ives came very close to taking the Republican nomination for governor away from Bruce Rauner. She argued...

Rep Jeannie Ives (R) on Why She’s Sponsoring SB-9, the Tax...

From the State Capitol:  Rep Jeannie Ives is well known in the Capitol for her conservative views, yet she is now the House Sponsor...

Illinois Senators Vote to Pass SB-1947, Changing the State’s Education Formula

State Capitol:   After the Illinois Senate voted to approve the bill changing the state's formula for distributing money to school districts around the...

Elgie Sims Becomes the Newest Member of the Illinois Senate

Former Rep Elgie Sims (D) on Friday took the oath of office as the newest member of the Illinois state senate, replacing former Sen...

Reactions to Supreme Court Arguments on Pension Reform.

Following the March 11th hearing of the Illinois Supreme Court on the challenge to Illinois' Pension Reform law, we get reaction from some who...

Divorced Parents Seek Equality and Equal Time in Child Rearing

State Capitol: Rep LaShawn Ford (D) sponsored HB-4113, a bill intended to ensure that both parties in a divorce are presumed to be equally...

Illinois Senate Votes With the House to Pass a Tax Increase...

State Capitol, July 4 - The Illinois Senate voted on the Fourth of July, to approve the tax increase, which had previously passed the...

House Floor Debate on SB 2048, the Speaker’s $40 Billion Budget

From the State Capitol: House debate on a $40 Billion state budget, that was unknown until about one hour before it was brought to...

CapitolFax’s Rich Miller on the Politics of the Budget

As the Citizen's Club of Springfield celebrated it's 10th Anniversary, Rich Miller of the widely-read CapitolFax, gives an address in which he shares his...

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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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