This week's top news and commentary about the new tax increases set to hit Illinois on July 1st, Illinois lawmakers giving themselves a raise and an unprecedented move by Springfield's Catholic Bishop.
This week's top news and commentary about a busy week at the statehouse as it enters the final week of legislative session and the anticipated votes on measures like the progressive tax, capital bill, legal marijuana and sports betting.
This week's top news and commentary about the final weeks of legislative session, an investigation into park district spending where taxpayers picked up the tab and the latest on a proposed gas tax in Illinois.
This week's top news and commentary about a proposed progressive income tax, college tuition for undocumented immigrants and a proposed state law requiring presidential candidates to release their tax returns.
This week's top news stories and commentary about this week’s municipal elections, whether a progressive tax plan would cover proposed spending, a proposed business regulation that’s getting attention and more
This week's top stories and commentary about new taxpayer spending from new Gov. J.B. Pritzker, plus spending out of his own pocket and how Pritzker plans to address political opponents of a progressive tax
The top stories of the week and commentary from Illinois News Network Publisher Chris Krug and Executive Editor Dan McCaleb about pension reform, a proposed gas tax increase, the future of cannabis legalization and more.
This week's top stories and commentary from Illinois News Network Publisher Chris Krug and Executive Editor Dan McCaleb about minimum wage, work requirements for food assistance, public retiree healthcare costs and more
The week's top news and commentary from Illinois News Network Publisher Chris Krug and Executive Editor Dan McCaleb about veto session that just wrapped up, a heated exchange on the House floor, how Speaker Michael Madigan interacts with members of the media
The top stories of the week, a look ahead to the final week of the 100th Illinois General Assembly and commentary from Publisher Chris Krug and Executive Editor Dan McCaleb about the state’s public universities’ budget requests, a Democrat who is saying no to House Speaker Michael Madigan, and more.
Top news stories of the week and Illinois News Network Publisher Chris Krug and Executive Editor Dan McCaleb talk about Illinois getting passed over by Amazon, the ongoing fall veto session, a possible progressive tax, local pension costs and more
Illinois News Network Publisher Chris Krug and Executive Editor Dan McCaleb about next week’s election and what the outcome could mean to the state’s taxpayers, the impact of a proposed progressive tax, and a study about minimum wage.
Episode 4 of Illinois News Network's Illinois In Focus with the week's top news stories and Illinois News Network’s Editor Dan McCaleb and News Editor Brett Rowland talk about the lawsuit minority field workers filed against Democratic candidate for governor J.B. Pritkzer, an estimate of how much more Pritzker’s proposals would cost the state, a high dollar school administrator, and more.