Week in Review for March 22, 2019

Mar 22, 2019
DOWNSTATEPush to reopen minimum-security unit within Tamms Correctional Center. The 700-bed facility, which contains a minimum-security work camp, used to support hundreds of jobs in economically-challenged Alexander County in far... Read more

Rep. Margo McDermed on Robocalls, Sexual Assault Tracking, Mokena Educational Foundation & More

Mar 21, 2019
After 30 years in the corporate world then stints as the Frankfort Township Clerk and a Will County board member, our guest decided to take her experience and talents to... Read more

TBT: "Like a clap of thunder out of a clear sky"

Mar 21, 2019
Ruth Hanna McCormick and fellow women's suffragist Anna Howard Shaw, 1914.When the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution became law in 1920 it might have extended voting rights to women,... Read more

Week in Review for March 15, 2019

Mar 15, 2019
TAXESTax Foundation finds Pritzker tax proposal would have devastating effect on Illinois economy. Illinois, which is already one of the highest-taxed states in the nation in terms of sales taxes... Read more

TBT: Blazing a Trail to Springfield

Mar 14, 2019
Illinois state legislators Katherine Hancock Goode, Florence Fifer Bohrer,Rena Elrod, and Lottie Holman O'Neill pictured in Springfield in 1925. Photo from the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum.One hundred years... Read more

Podcast: Rep. Joe Sosnowski on issues facing Illinois families

Mar 11, 2019
At just over 40, our guest today has already served on the city council of two northern Illinois communities and has been advocating for residents of the Rock River Valley... Read more

Week in Review for March 8, 2019

Mar 8, 2019
TAXESGov. Pritzker proposes a $3.4 billion tax hike on Illinois families and businesses. On Thursday, March 7, Governor J.B. Pritzker finally unveiled his plan for a graduated income tax in... Read more

TBT: Twenty-eight words that changed history

Mar 7, 2019
Two members of the National Woman's Party being arrested as they picket in front of the White House, 1917When Dr. Anna Howard Shaw arrived in Springfield in the spring of... Read more

Week in Review for March 1, 2019

Mar 1, 2019
TAXES House Republicans File Resolution Opposing Gov. Pritzker's Unfair Tax. This week,Illinois House Republicans filed House Resolution 153, which states unified opposition to Governor Pritzker's plan to tax small... Read more

TBT: A second Illinoisan in the White House

Feb 28, 2019
Ulysses S. Grant standing alongside his famous war horse, "Cincinnati" -- 1864When Illinois attained statehood in 1818, it had the smallest population of any state on the day it entered... Read more