Government

Government and Legislature

Illinois Lawmakers Go Back To Work

Jan 30, 2012

Budget issues are expected to top the agenda as Illinois lawmakers get ready for the spring session.

President's State-of-the-Union Address

Jan 23, 2012

On Tuesday evening, President Obama delivers his State of the Union address.  Facing into an election year, the President is expected to continue pushing Congress on his economic agenda.  The GOP response will be given by Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels.  WNIJ will have live coverage of the President's address, beginning at 8pm.  NPR's Melissa Block will host.  She'll be joined in the studio by NPR National Political Correspondent Mara Liasson.

Investigation Completed

Nov 10, 2011

An Illinois watchdog is done investigating legislative approval of a utility rate hike.

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