Thursday, October 19, 2017

Cook County Commissioners Vote to Repeal Sweetened Beverage Tax.

UPDATE, Weds - Cook County Commissioners voted 15-2, to repeal the Sweetened Beverage tax, to take effect December 1. Chicago, Tuesday -- The Finance Committee...

Kristina Rasmussen Out as Gov Rauner’s Chief of Staff, After 88...

Springfield -- She came in to turn things around for Governor Bruce Rauner's administration.  It was just 88 days ago, back in July, in...

Tons of Donated Goods Hauled for Free to Hurricane Victims in...

Springfield: The one-two punch of major hurricanes hitting first Texas and then Florida, left thousands without the comforts of everyday life, including food and...

Cook Co Commissioner John Fritchey Says Votes Are There to Repeal...

Cook County - Sometimes Facebook is where news is made.  Cook County Commissioner John Fritchey on Friday posted on FB, that he believes there...

Gov Rauner: No One Issue Defines a Political Party

Chicago:  After meeting with leaders of the Polish community in Chicago, Gov Rauner spoke with reporters and responded in part to the uproar in...

What is the Future for Illinois’ Finances; Recovery, Stagnation, Bankruptcy ?

From Chicago: the City Club of Chicago, holds a panel discussion at the Union League of Chicago, that examines the enormity of the financial...

Republicans Take to Social Media to Denounce Rauner, Seek Alternatives to...

When it came to politics, Harry Truman used to say, "If you want a friend, get a dog."  Others in Washington since then have...

House Democrats Blast Trump Administration’s Puerto Rico Rescue Response, Calling it...

by Kevin Schmidt and Casey Egan Medill News Service WASHINGTON -- Disgruntled House Democrats, led by House members of Puerto Rican descent, blasted the Trump administration’s...

One-on-One with Scott Drury (D) Candidate for IL Attorney-General

From Springfield: We talk with State Rep Scott Drury, who had announced his run for governor, but changed to seeking the position of IL...

Gov Rauner Signs HB-40, the Bill to Protect Abortion in Illinois,...

CHICAGO (Sept. 28, 2017) – It's been described as a political booby trap sitting in wait.  HB-40, a bill that would provide that 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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