State Senator Matt Murphy (R-Palatine) joins Justin to recap the continuing drama surrounding the Illinois state budget crisis. Senator Murphy discusses Speaker Madigan’s unbalanced budget, the Democrats having to stand up to Speaker Madigan, the need for Governor Bruce Rauner to compromise on his turnaround agenda, the CPS rally in Springfield for better education funding and the Illinois GOP making robocalls today. 29 more words
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By CAROLINA VALDIVIA
The U.S.-Mexico Foundation (USMF), a US-based nonprofit organization, just launched its 2016 “Dreamers without Borders” Program. This program will provide undocumented young adults with DACA the opportunity to travel to Mexico from December 7th, 2016 to January 3rd, 2017. 379 more words
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP/KMOX) — A day after Republicans booed and yelled at Illinois House Democrats for passing their own budget without GOP input, leaders from both parties and the governor resumed talks Thursday on how to end an 11-month budget stalemate. 520 more words
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – An Illinois measure guaranteeing lawyers for juveniles under age 15 during murder interrogations has cleared both chambers.
House members overwhelmingly supported the measure sponsored by House Democratic Leader Barbara Flynn Currie that would require lawyers for children under 15 in murder and sex offense interrogations. 79 more words
QUAD CITIES (KWQC) – Parents in Rock Island and Scott County can send their kids to educational and free summer camps.
“The summer it should be fun for kids,” said Ida Johnson, executive director for United Neighbors. 275 more words