This is “Sit Down And Shut Up,” Watchdog.org’s podcast examining education issues at the national, state and local levels.Read More →
By Benjamin Yount
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Springfield Alderman Sam Cahnman is the latest to pitch a plan that would have the city raise its minimum wage from $8.25 to $10 an hour. He’s less sure about listening to local voters who may want to see Springfield, or Sangamon County, become a right-to-work zone.
“My job as an alderman is […]
By Ben Yount and Matt Kittle | Watchdog.org
Say It Loud, Say It Proud is Watchdog Radio’s weekly look at free speech and First Amendment issues — examining the rights that are some of the most important to our society, but also some of the most frequently under attack.
In this week’s episode, host Ben Yount sits down with […]
Buy a ticket for an Amtrak train in Illinois, and your chances of being late are one in three. There’s also a good chance the train is half empty.Read More →
Blame Aaron Schock for Illinois’ next legal spanking from the U.S Justice Department.Read More →