Thursday, June 24, 2021

A New Association Fights for Illinois Counties

Springfield, April 15 - Associations in Springfield have long organized to fight for the needs of their members. Now this year,...

The Exodus from Illinois: Causes and Concerns

From the City Club of Chicago - a panel discussion examines the continuing movement of citizens leaving Illinois for other states. While many blame...

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...

Elgie Sims Becomes the Newest Member of the Illinois Senate

Former Rep Elgie Sims (D) on Friday took the oath of office as the newest member of the Illinois state senate, replacing former Sen...

Will Illinois’ Young Progressive Voters’ Enthusiasm Be Drowned Out in...

by Holly Honderich Medill News Service On the night of the Illinois primaries, the second-floor bar at Old Crow Smokehouse in River North was set for...

Speaker Madigan Implicated as CommonWealth Edison Agrees to Pay $200 Million...

July 17, 2020 - After many months of a smoldering investigation that's already led to the sudden retirement of Anne Pramaggiore, a...

“USS Illinois”, a Nuclear Attack Submarine is Commissioned October 29, in...

GROTON, Conn.  Sailors assigned to the Virginia-class attack submarine Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Illinois (SSN 786) salute after bringing the ship to life during a...

Standard and Poors Decides it will NOT Downgrade Illinois Credit Rating...

On Wednesday, Standard and Poors decided to take Illinois off the watch for a credit downgrade, and to keep the state's credit rating at...

“Cannabis Czar” Toi Hutchinson on Building Illinois’ Marijuana Industry

January 2, 2020 - Toi Hutchinson, a former state senator who was a leader in passing the bill that legalized marijuana use...

Rep Jeannie Ives (R) on Why She’s Sponsoring SB-9, the Tax...

From the State Capitol:  Rep Jeannie Ives is well known in the Capitol for her conservative views, yet she is now the House Sponsor...

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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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