Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Does Illinois’ Tax System Add to Its Financial Crisis?

From Chicago:   We talk one-on-one with Carol Portman, President of the Taxpayers Federation of Illinois, as she gives an analysis of the taxes...

Democrats Day at the State Fair

From the Illinois State Fair:   Democrat office holders deliver their rallying cry to Democrat party volunteers , who work the campaigns -- as...

Illinois Becomes First Midwestern State to Make ‘Tobacco 21’ the Law

Chicago — Illinois became the first state in the Midwest to raise the buying age of nicotine products to 21 after Gov. JB...

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...

Despite a Budget and Tax Increase, Illinois Has Yet to Make...

Springfield:  When the state's 5% income tax reverted to 3.75% in January, 2015, it cost the state of Illinois about $5 Billion in annual...

FBI Director Comey Testifies Before a House Committee on His Decision...

WASHINGTON, July 7 2016 - Testifying before a House Committee on Thursday, FBI Director James Comey went into the specific details of the FBI's...

President Trump Hosts a CEO Town Hall on the American Business...

Washington:  At a White House Summit for CEOs from the nation's major businesses, President Trump took questions from business leaders on the issues of...

Speaker Madigan Speaks on Campaign Themes Following His Re-Election as Democratic...

Springfield -- House Speaker Michael Madigan was again voted to another term as Chairman of the Illinois Democratic Party.    Following his election, Speaker...

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...

A Panel of Lawmakers Discuss Whether Illinois’ School Funding Formula is...

From the City Club of Chicago:  A panel of state lawmakers discuss the education funding formula, and whether it's fair.  Sen Andy Manar (D),...

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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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