Category Archives: State News

Newest Supreme Court nominee could affect Illinois

Newest Supreme Court nominee could affect Illinois

President Donald Trump’s most recent nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court could make decisions that affect Illinois on everything from gun rights to privacy, and state groups such as the ACLU of Illinois are closely watching the process with an eye toward what it means for this state.MORE

Gov. Rauner talks trade with Japanese ambassador

Gov. Rauner talks trade with Japanese ambassador

 Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner said that while there needs to be improvement to trading agreements, he told the visiting Japanese ambassador he’s taken concerns of a trade war directly to the White House. MORE

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WJBC Voices: Charles Krauthammer, R.I.P.

If you’re not a news or political junkie, you may never have heard of Dr. Charles Krauthammer, who passed away recently at the age of 68, after a lengthy battle with cancer.