Sunday, September 22, 2019

Illinois Municipal League President, Mayor Karen Darch, on Merging Pension Systems...

From Springfield:  Karen Darch, the Mayor of Barrington, IL and current President of the Illinois Municipal League, talks about the savings that could be...

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...

Investigating Death: Cinda Edwards on the Role of the Coroner

We talk with Cinda Edwards, Coroner for Sangamon County, about the role of the Coroner's office in determining the cause of death, gathering evidence,...

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...

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...

Fighting to Win the War on Crime in Chicago

From the City Club of Chicago -- Following brief remarks by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, we hear from Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie...

Are Chicago’s Finances at the Brink?

From the City Club of Chicago:  A panel, including columnist John Kass, and Lawrence Msall, of the Civic Federation, discuss the growing financial strain...

A New Association Fights for Illinois Counties

Springfield, April 15 - Associations in Springfield have long organized to fight for the needs of their members. Now this year,...

Embezzling $53 MILLION: How Rita Crundwell Operated the Largest Municipal Fraud...

From the City Club of Chicago, Attorney Devon Bruce recounts how former comptroller and treasurer of the City of Dixon, Rita Crundwell, managed to...

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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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