Wirepoints Original Stories
Illinois may be in line for nearly $14 billion in federal help for state and local government – Quicktake
President-elect Joe Biden on Friday provided some details on his proposed $1.9 billion pandemic relief bill, called The American Rescue Plan. It includes $350 billion for state and local governments.
Daily COVID-19 data update for January 16, 2021. Includes new data on vaccinations in Illinois.
Tragedy should beget solace, but not silence.
Mike Madigan’s tenure as House Speaker is over after nearly 40 years at the helm. In his place, Democrats have elected Hillside Democrat Emanuel “Chris” Welch to lead the chamber. Madigan’s loss of power is a monumental change, but just because he’s gone it doesn't mean Illinois’ problems are over.
The potential end of Mike Madigan, why federal aid won’t help Illinois, and the new laws politicians are passing – Ted on AM 560
Ted was on with with Dan Proft and Amy Jacobson discussing Madigan's chances of being reelected Speaker, how a federal bailout of Illinois will only makes things worse for the state and how pols are passing their equity agenda instead of reforms.