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IL Senators on Fixing Illinois’ State Budget

From the City Club of Chicago: Two Republicans and two Democratic senators discuss the challenge of balancing the FY 2016 budget, that...

LIHEAP Program for Low Income Energy Needs

The Illinois Channel reports on how state budget cuts could affect LIHEAP and those that rely on its services.

Gov Signs his First Budget, a Revenue Bill and Progressive Tax...

June 5, 2019 - The press room in the JR Thompson Center in Chicago isn't meant to be a meeting hall,...

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...

List of New Illinois Laws Taking Effect on January 1, 2018

Here's a list from the Senate Republicans of the New Laws going into effect on January 1, 2018. Click on the boldface above to get the...

BUDGET DEAL DOUBTFUL

May 30 - From the State Capitol: With one day left to go in the regular Spring Session of the legislature, and a pending...

In the Wake of Children Dying, Lawmakers Call for Overhaul of...

State Capitol - Rep Sara Feigenholtz (D), who was herself an adopted child, is joined by other lawmakers to propose both new...

Senate Hearing in Edwardsville Hears of the Need for a Capital...

Edwardsville -- Senators hear from university and college Presidents, and others, on the need to pass a Capital bill. In testimony,...

Rep Juliana Stratton Sponsors Bill to Establish Voting Booths in the...

State Capitol (April 24, 2018) State Rep Juliana Stratton, who is also the Democratic candidate for Lt Governor, sponsored House Bill 4469 (HB4469) which would establish a voting process within...

Hearing on Whether to Ban Legislative Scholarship Program

A Senate Executive Committee hears testimony concerning the Legislative Scholarship Program, which allows legislators to provide a limited number of tuition free, state school...

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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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