Thursday, October 19, 2017

Gov Rauner Vetoes SB-1905, that Would Have Prohibited Local Right-to-Work Rules

Among the earliest controversies in his administration, was Gov Rauner's efforts call for local "Right to Work" laws in local government.  As the Governor...

Illinois Bicentennial: 1818 – 2018, Chatham Rail Depo & Museum

CHATHAM, IL - High School Student, Jeremie Bailey, offers the story of the Chatham Depot and Railroad Museum. Chatham is a bedroom community of...

Dormant Abortion Issue May Again Boil Over in Illinois

Springfield:  With all the focus on the financial crisis in Illinois, and whether we would have our schools open this fall, there's been little...

New Laws to Aid the Growth of Illinois’ Farmers Markets

From Springfield: Recently, Gov Rauner signed into law two bills that relax regulations on those selling items at farmers markets. We hear what these...

Protecting American Consumers from Tainted Alcohol

With stories out of Mexico of late, of tourists being poisoned by resorts serving homemade alcohol, we talk with Bob Myers of the Association...

Campaign 2018: New Candidates Seeking the Republican Nominations for the...

From Springfield: Steven Westerfield, is seeking election to the 99th House district, now held by Rep Sara Wojckicki Jimenez (R), who is not seeking...

Illinois’ Growing Exports of Soybeans to Asian Markets

From the Farm Progress Show in Decatur: We speak with Mark Albertson, of the Illinois Soybean Assn., and learn how the changing diet in...

On Second Thought, Sen Daniel Biss (D) Announces Rep Litesa Wallace...

Chicago – On Friday, Sen Daniel Biss announced Rep Litesa Wallace would serve as his running mate.  Her selection comes after Biss had to...

State Rep Brian Stewart (R) to Run for Senate to Replace...

Rockford -- State Representative Brian Stewart will join the list of Republican House members who are not seeking re-election to the House, but in...

Our Visit with Freshman Senator John Curran (R), Appointed to Replace...

From the State Capitol: We talk with Sen John Curran, who was selected to fill the seat vacated by former Republican Senate Leader, Christine...

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Mark Rhoads, Author of “Land of Lincoln:Thy Wondrous Story”

From the Pasfield House in Springfield: We talk with former Illinois State Senator Mark Rhoads about his book, "Land of Lincoln: Thy Wondrous Story"...

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