Archive for February, 2018


Cardinal Blase Cupich today traveled to Springfield to hold a press conference at the Illinois Capitol on his concerns regarding the growing problem of gun violence, as state lawmakers discuss various proposals that would limit access to firearms. The Cardinal did not support any specific legislation. He recalled the recent Feb. 14 mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 people dead after 19-year-old ...


Feb. 19, 2018 show State Sen. Jason Barickman, R-Bloomington, discusses Senate Bill 2236, which seeks to undo the new Tax Credit Scholarship program by tying it to the annual budget process. Then, Kris Cortes, a resident of Flossmoor, talks about her community's efforts in dealing with a new Planned Parenthood clinic. Next, Father Corey Brost and Viatorian Brother Michael Gosch talk about the Viatorian House of Hospitality in Des Plaines they co-founded to provide a home to ...


The spring session of the Illinois legislature is only a few days old, and an effort to undo the new Tax Credit Scholarship program is already under way. Senate Bill 2236 attacks the new program that allows low-income and working-class children to receive scholarships to attend a school of their choice by tying the program to the unpredictable budget process every year. Sponsored by state ...