Saturday, October 24, 2020

Monday Likely to be “D-Day”, Decision Day, on the Education Funding...

State Capitol:  For the second day there was NO action in the legislature during a Special Session called by the Governor, to address the...

Illinois House Debate on Overriding the Governor’s Veto of the State...

State Capitol: This debate centers on whether to override the veto of the state budget that was passed by the House and Senate a...

One-on-One with Rep Jeanne Ives (R) on Her Potential Run for...

From Springfield: Following Gov Rauner's signing HB-40 into law, which provides for the public funding of abortions, many in the Republican Party have disowned...

Rep Nancy Pelosi (D) Sworn-In as US House Speaker, as the...

Washington, January 3, 2019 - Rep Nancy Pelosi became the first US House Speaker to hold the office for a second time after having lost...

Midwest Governors Announce Partnership to Reopen Regional Economy

Chicago — Today, Governors JB Pritzker (IL), Gretchen Whitmer (MI), Mike DeWine (OH), Tony Evers (WI), Tim Walz (MN),...

In FY 2020 Budget, Governor Pritzker Lays Out His Multi-Year Plan...

From the State Capitol, February 20, 2019 -- In his first Budget Address, Gov JB Pritzker spoke about the need to control...

Illinois Congressman Luis Gutierrez (D) Reportedly Will Not Seek Re-Election

CHICAGO -- Reports from various news organizations on Monday evening, say US Congressman Luis Gutierrez, will announce on Tuesday that he is not going...

Sen Andy Manar (D) on Failed “Grand Bargain” Vote & Education...

From the State Capitol:  We talk with Sen Andy Manar, on the failure to pass the "Grand Bargain" package of bills, and where the...

Four Killed at Chicago’s Mercy Hospital, When a Domestic Dispute Erupts...

Chicago  -- What began as a domestic disturbance in the parking lot at Mercy Hospital, resulted in a rapid escalation that left four people...

Illinois Senate Passes $37.4 Billion Budget, Fueled by $5.4 Billion Tax...

State Capitol:  The Illinois Senate, on a party line vote, passed SB-9, Wednesday, that would increase the state's income tax to 4.95%, from the...

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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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