Sunday, September 15, 2019

Treasurer Frerichs Calls on Legislatre to Override Gov’s Veto of HB-302,...

State Capitol:   State Treasurer Mike Frerichs called on the legislature to override the Governors veto of a bill that would require life insurance...

Rep Barb Wheeler Joins Growing List of Frustrated Lawmakers Leaving the...

July 29 - The Northwest Herald reports State Rep. Barbara Wheeler, R-Crystal Lake, will not seek re-election to the Illinois House in 2018.  The...

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...

Court of Appeals Rules Again… Rod Blagojevich’s 14 Year Sentence is...

Chicago:  He was arrested in December 2008, charged with trying to sell a US Senate seat, among other charges. In January, 2009 he was the...

Rep Ives (R) Takes Gov Rauner to Task for Making Illinois...

Chicago - The "Trust Act" was one of several pieces of legislation Republican conservatives said was why they broke with Gov Rauner.  Opponents say...

Gov Rauner Pushes Pension Trade-Off Deal, As Major Step to End...

Chicago:  At a press conference Friday, Gov Rauner announced 26 House Republicans are ready to support a pension bill that would look to save the...

Gov Rauner Delivers the 2018 State of the State Address

From the State Capitol: Gov Rauner delivers his third State of the State address. This comes in the context of the primary election season,...

Comptroller Munger (R) on Illinois’ Impending Fiscal Cliff

From Chicago:  State Comptroller Leslie Munger briefs reporters on her efforts to make what payments she can before July 1, when the spending authority...

Rep Mary Flowers (D) on Passing a Values-Based State Budget

From the State Capitol: Rep Mary Flowers talks with us about the effort to pass a state budget in the Special Session, and of...

Downstate Business Owners: $15 Minimum Wage Will Crush Us

State Capitol, February 11, 2019 -- Rob Karr, of the Illinois Retail Merchants Assn, is joined by business owners from...

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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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