Sunday, September 25, 2022

The Rising Cost of Pensions & the Impact on School Funding

From the Illinois Assn of School Boards, we hear from four legislators discuss the on-going budget stalemate, and what impact the rising cost of...

Will Governor Pritzker’s “Fair Tax” Hurt Middle-Class Earners?

Public Affairs Show host Jeff Berkowtz interviews Americans For Prosperity Action Senior Advisor Andrew Nelms about Governor Pritzker’s proposed “Progressive Income Tax”...

Gov Rauner Signs the Automatic Voter Registration Bill

press release from the Governor's office CHICAGO (Aug. 28, 2017) – Gov. Bruce Rauner today signed SB 1933, which amends the Election Code to require...

Simon Institute Poll Finds Duckworth (D) Leads Kirk (R) in US...

  Democrat Hillary Clinton leads Republican Donald Trump by an overwhelming 53 percent to 28 percent margin among likely voters in the 2016 race for...

Rep Jim Durkin (R), offers bill Targeting Illegal Gun Sales

Republican House Leader Jim Durkin, offers legislation directed at the illegal sale of guns, that are frequently found coming into Illinois from surrounding states.

Rep Ken Dunkin (D) on Bucking Speaker Madigan

Rep Ken Dunkin, (D- 5th District), reacts to Governor Rauner's budget address, and talks about his split with House Speaker Michael Madigan.  He also...

Flooding Along the Ohio River Brings Gov Pritzker to Metropolis

Metropolis, February 26, 2019 - The flooding along the Ohio river has marooned the city's casino, and threatened portions of the downtown...

Political Veteran Michael Barone on Trump and the Fall Election

From the Republican Convention in Cleveland: Political Veteran, Michael Barone, principal author of The Almanac of American Politics, shares his thoughts on the nomination...

U.S.-China Trade Deal Worth Hundreds of Billions for American Economy

Jan 15, 2020 -- As a candidate, Donald Trump told audiences that the United States was getting ripped off by the...

Senate Democrats Discuss the Budget THEY Passed, and the Compromises They...

From the State Capitol:  Members of the Senate Democrat caucus talk with reporters on the last day of session, about the lack of a...