Friday, September 17, 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,...

Rep Scott Drury (D) Enters the 2018 Democrat Race for Governor

June 6, 2017 -- Rep Scott Drury, who was the only member of the Democrat caucus in the House to NOT vote for Michael...

As She Prepares to Leave Office, Our One-on-One with Rep Jeanne...

Springfield - In March of 2018, Rep Ives came very close to taking the Republican nomination for governor away from Bruce Rauner. She argued...

“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...

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...

Illinois Department of Labor inspects all rides at State Fair

SPRINGFIELD - In the wake of a recent fatal accident on a carnival ride in Ohio, the Illinois Department of Labor (IDOL) wants to assure...

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...

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...

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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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