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Tragedy should beget solace, but not silence.
Daily COVID-19 data update for January 15, 2021. Includes new data on vaccinations in Illinois.
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.
Priorities: Illinois lawmakers move to increase Chicago pension benefit and grant more power to Chicago Teachers Union – Quicktake
It's difficult to believe, but guess what the Illinois General Assembly was quick to move on -- after not meeting for over seven months.