Friday, September 17, 2021

HILLARY CLINTON PROMISES TEACHERS HIGHER PAY

  By Shanshan Wang, for the Illinois Channel WASHINGTON --Speaking to the National Education Association, at about the same time as FBI Director James Comey announced...

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...

Senate President John Cullerton (D), on the Legislature’s Failure, Once Again,...

From the State Capitol: Senate President Cullerton shares his frustration with reporters, as the legislature again failed to pass a state budget.  Sen Cullerton,...

Census Shows Illinois Sets New Record for Number of People Moving...

December 30, 2019 - The US Census Bureau releases its latest data on population trends in the states and it shows Illinois...

Updating Illinois’ Drivers Licenses

From Chicago: Sec of State Jesse White explains the changes being made to bring Illinois drivers' licences inline with the new Federal requirements.

Warm December Weather Breeds a String of Strong Tornadoes In Towns...

Taylorville, Illinois - While December 1, brought a welcome break from the recent cold, with temperatures in Central Illinois rising into the low 60s,...

Policies Needed to Increase Manufacturing in Illinois and Across America

From the City Club of Chicago: Greg Baise, the CEO of the Illinois Manufacturers' Assn, is joined by the head of the US Manufacturers'...

The Impact of a $15 Hour Minimum Wage on Illinois’ Retailers

State Capitol, February 6, 2019 - Rob Karr, President and CEO of the Illinois Retail Merchants Association, shares the impact of a...

Funding & Reforming Illinois Education in 2019

Chicago - From the Illinois Association of School Boards annual conference, three lawmakers share their ideas on the challenges and reforms under...

In a Year of Political Careers Ending, Attorney-General Lisa Madigan Joins...

September 17, 2017 -- She was the first female to be elected Illinois Attorney-General, and some thought Lisa Madigan would become the first female...

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Historian Mark DePue: Preserving Illinois’ Oral History

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library:  We talk with historian and fmr military officer, Mark DePue on his work of conducting indepth oral history...

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