Thursday, September 19, 2019

State Treasurer: Budget Impasse Could Cost State $31 Million in 2016...

  From the State Treasurer's office CHICAGO – The state of Illinois earned $7.8 million less in investment income the first quarter of 2016 as a...

Automatic Voter Registration in Illinois

From the State Capitol: We talk with Abe Scarr, with ILPIRG, about the legislation that allows for automatic voter registration, when one interacts with...

Rights of American Soldiers Accused of War Crimes

From the State Capitol:  We speak with Atty John Carr, who is also a veteran of the war in Iraq, about the life sentences...

Opposition to State Aid for Exelon Nuclear Plants

From the State Capitol: Exelon Energy, which operates nuclear power plants in Illinois, is saying it will close two plants that are losing money,...

Rep Sandack Reacts to Speaker’s Surprise Budget Bill

From the State Capitol: The day after Speaker Madigan had the House vote on a 500-page, $40 billion+ Budget, with just ONE hour to...

Illinois Taxpayers Are Still Not Getting Truthful Financial Reports

May 23, 2016 - Press Release from "Truth In Accounting" CHICAGO — Despite Illinois’ ongoing financial crises and a new rule requiring Illinois to report...

Independent Map Amendment Passes Petition Test at Board of Elections

SPRINGFIELD, IL – A state review of Independent Map Amendment petitions indicates the submitted petitions likely contain more than the minimum 290,216 valid signatures...

24th Annual House v Senate Legislative Softball Game

From Springfield:  The 24th Annual House v Senate legislative softball game, where Republicans and Democratic lawmakers for once -- find themselves on the same...

Gov Rauner & Sen Matt Murphy (R) Press Conference on Rebuilding...

From Wheeling, IL:  After speaking with business owners at the Keats Manufacturing facility, Gov Rauner and State Sen Matt Murphy, talk about rebuilding manufacturing...

Labor Rallies at State Capitol in Opposition to Gov Rauner’s Policies

FROM THE STATE CAPITOL:  Thousands turned out to make their opposition to Gov Rauner's policies heard, at a massive rally held on Wednesday, May...

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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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