Friday, November 30th, 2018
Happy 200th Illinois; Veto session wraps up

Happy 200th birthday to Illinois! Monday December 3 will mark the 200th anniversary of the state of Illinois’ admission to the union back in 1818. It will be the day that…

Friday, November 16th, 2018
Veto session begins; returning missing medals

House back in Springfield for fall session On Tuesday the fall “veto session” of the General Assembly got underway. This is the brief, annual meeting of the House and Senate…

Friday, November 9th, 2018
New Governor, General Assembly elected; State report card issued

Illinois elects new Governor, General Assembly On Tuesday Illinoisans chose J.B. Pritzker to become the 43rd Governor of Illinois. They also elected Juliana Stratton as the next Lieutenant Governor and…

Friday, November 2nd, 2018
New recommendations for teacher standards; Concerns about CWD

ISBE approves recommendations to expand teacher workforce The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) approved a set of recommendations first laid out in the Teach Illinois report to help expand…