DeKalb, IL – Illinois House Republicans have proposed a five billion dollar capital plan to finance highway, school and college construction projects across the state. It would be financed by adding thousands of new gaming positions at the state's casinos. WNIJ's Guy Stephens reports:
DeKalb, IL – Frigid temperatures are forecast at least through the first weekend in February. Animal advocates want you to take extra care to be sure your pets are warm and safe. WNIJ's Guy Stephens has more:
DeKalb, IL – A new report has some good news, bad news, and a mix of both as it looks at employment in Illinois. WNIJ's Guy Stephens talks with one of the authors of "The State of Working Illinois 2006," Paul Kleppner of NIU's Regional Develoment Institute and Office for Social Policy Research:
Chicago, IL – In the Governor's race, most of the debate on education has focused on how to fund Illinois schools. Democrat Rod Blagoyevich wants to raise billions of dollars for schools by selling or leasing the Lottery. This morning, we'll examine the plans offered by Republican Judy Baar Topinka and Green Party candidate Rich Whitney.
Chicago – Governor Rod Blagoyevich has poured four billion dollars in state money into schools. But the state's financial problems have made it difficult for the Governor to deliver on some parts of his agenda. Jay Field reports from Chicago Public Radio.