The veto session for the Illinois General Assembly wrapped up with lawmakers approving several pieces of legislation. We discuss the bills that passed both chambers and await the governor’s signature.
Members of the pension committee join us to talk about the likelihood of the state's $97 billion dollar pension problem getting resolved during next week's veto session.
Will the General Assembly solve the $100 billion pension problem? What is happening in the race for Illinois Governor? And, will same-sex marriage pass during the second week of the Veto Session? Carol Marin and her panel of guests break down what’s happening in Springfield.
Illinois is on the way to joining two other states in giving undocumented immigrants driver's licenses. We have the latest on what happened in Springfield.
Illinois Senate President John Cullerton gives us a preview of the veto session in Springfield.
Lawmakers are set to tackle tax breaks and pension reform this week. Chicago Sun-Times Springfield Bureau Chief Dave McKinney joins us for a preview of the fall veto session.
Gov. Pat Quinn lashes out at legislators after his stinging defeat in Springfield over the ComEd bill, and says the people are behind him. Elizabeth Brackett has the story.
Electricity is the talk in Springfield as the charged battle over the so-called "Smart Grid" bill comes to a head. Carol Marin joins us live from the state capitol, with Senate President John Cullerton, to discuss today's dramatic developments at the veto session.
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The fall veto session kicked off today in Springfield. With major hits to state labor, the casino bill and potential utility hikes all on the table, lawmakers have their work cut out for them. Carol Marin joins us live from Springfield.