Sunday, September 22, 2019

COST OF SODA, SWEET TEAS, CAPPUCCINOS TO GO UP IN COOK...

  On Thursday, Nov 10, the Cook Co Board passed the One-Cent per ounce "Soda Tax" by 1 vote today, with Board President Toni Preckwinkle...

UPDATE: House Fails to Override Gov’s Veto of Bill that Prohibits...

State Capitol:  In a major victory for Gov Rauner, on Wednesday, House members attempted to override the Governor's veto of a bill that would...

Kim Foxx, Candidate for Cook Co State’s Attorney

From the Illinois State Fair:  We speak with Kim Foxx, Democrat candidate for Cook County State's Attorney, and hear how she views the approach...

Opposition to Raising the Felony Threshold on Retail Theft

From the State Capitol:  Rob Karr, of the Illinois Retail Merchants Association, is joined by the Illinois Sheriffs' Association and Counsel to the Illinois...

Author Heather MacDonald, “The War on Cops”

From Chicago: Illinois Channel contributing correspondent, Jeff Berkowitz, interviews author Heather MacDonald about the increasing tensions, politics and dangers, facing law enforcement officers across...

Sangamon Co. Coroner on Heroin Deaths, Responsibilities of a Coroner

From Springfield: Cinda Edwards, the Sangamon Co. Coroner, talks to us about the prevalence of heroin overdoses in Illinois, as the country continues to experience...

UPDATE: House Fails to Override Gov’s Veto of Bill that Prohibits...

State Capitol:  In a major victory for Gov Rauner, on Wednesday, House members attempted to override the Governor’s veto of a bill that would...

Protecting Chicago in an Age of Terrorism

Michael Masters tells a City Club of Chicago gathering about efforts to make Chicago more secure, while meeting the need to balance the free...

Cook County Hit with Sexual Harassment Class-Action Lawsuit by Female Public...

CHICAGO – The Associated Press reports Female public defenders filed a sexual harassment lawsuit in Chicago, which alleges Cook County officials failed to properly...

Cutting Costs, Raising Revenues: The Future of Chicago’s Budget & Finances

From the City Club of Chicago:  Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and Chicago's Budget Director, discuss their efforts to reduce the city's budget deficit.  We hear...

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Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier on the Costs of...

From the Illinois Supreme Court: Our one-on-one with Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier, as we talk about funding the courts, the costs of the legal...

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