Saturday, July 21, 2018

Illinois Bicentennial: Jim Edgar’s Decision to Not Run for Governor in...

In October 2005 -- former Governor Jim Edgar announced he would not run for Governor in 2006 against then Gov Rod Blagojevich. In this...

University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen on the Future of Illinois...

City Club of Chicago -- Timothy Killeen, the President of the University of Illinois system, gives an address on the challenges of higher education...

Higher Education Reform Package Designed to Keep Students in Illinois

As the Spring Session of the legislature drew to a close, a package of legislative reforms were offered by a bipartisan group of lawmakers. The...

House Votes to Pass the Equal Rights Amendment Making Illinois the...

Nearly 40 years ago, the Equal Rights Amendment to the US Constitution went down to defeat, when supporters failed to get 38 states to...

2018 House vs Senate Softball Game

Play ball! From Springfield, State Senators and State Representatives face off in their annual softball game, building camaraderie and bipartisan goodwill on the fields...

Chicago Area Student in DC, Seeks S-U-C-C-E-S-S in National Spelling Bee

Washington - Illinois sent 26 students to the National Spelling Bee, the fifth largest group of any state competing. As Em Steck reports, this...

Illinois Boasts the Fifth Highest Number of Students Competing in the...

Reported by Em Steck WASHINGTON – Illinois sent 26 spellers to the Scripps National Spelling Bee this year, -- a record number for the state...

Evidence-Based Education Funding Model Seeks First Funds

State Capitol - Our full hour-long presentation of testimony before the Illinois House Education Cmte, on the funding for the "evidence-based" funding model that had...

Illinois Capitol Memorial Day Ceremony Honors the Sacrifices of the Military...

From the Illinois State Capitol: Gov Rauner, Republican Senate Leader Brady, members of the military and a mother who lost her son in Afghanistan...

The UN and the Nation of Lebanon Work to Reduce School...

Beirut, Lebanon In Lebanon, the government is concerned with any violence taking place in schools or elsewhere that impacts the children.  That's why the government...

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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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