Friday, May 26, 2017

Republican Senators Say Budget Talks are Making Progress on a Number...

Weds Morning, State Capitol:  Republican Senators, Karen McConnaughay, Bill Brady, and Jason Barrickman discuss the on-going budget negotiations and what progress is being achieved...

Illinois State Board of Elections Fines Auditor-General’s Campaign Cmte $5000 for...

Springfield, May 15, 2017: The Illinois State Board of Elections is fining the campaign committee of State Auditor, Frank Mautino, $5000 for failing to...

Should Your Private Information Gathered by Websites be For Sale

From the State Capitol:  At issue is what protections -- if any -- should be accorded to our private information that is gathered by...

Encouraging the Use of Medical Marijuana in Lieu of Opiates

From the State Capitol:  We hear about the impact of those who have been prescribed opioids to treat pain, and other symptoms of a...

Senate President Cullerton Tries to Revive the “Grand Bargain” Budget, But...

State Capitol:  If legislative frustration could boil water, water anywhere near the Illinois Senate Chamber, would be roiling wildly.  Despite months of good-faith efforts...

Treasurer Frerichs: Gov Rauner Needs to Stop Campaigning and Start Governing

State Capitol:  On Monday morning, State Treasurer Mike Frerichs held a press conference to demand Gov Rauner focus on forming an agreement on a...

Investigating the Hacking of Illinois Election Data

From the State Capitol:  Sen Mike Hastings (D), talks to reporters about the hacking last fall of the Illinois Board of Elections, and the...

Illinois Builders Object to Proposed Tax on Their Services

From the State Capitol:  Illinois Home Builders tell reporters why a proposed tax on their services, that is included in the "Grand Bargain" budget...

Illinois Lawmakers’ Efforts to Help Fellow Veterans Avoid Suicide

From the State Capitol:  Three Illinois state senators, who are military veterans, discuss their legislation intended to help veterans struggling with PTSD and thoughts...

Parents Fighting PANDAS, a Disorder Most of Us Have Never Heard...

From the State Capitol:   We talk with mothers whose children were stricken with a disorder known by the acronym PANDAS, which affects the...

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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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