A conversation on race and politics featuring Roosevelt University Rubloff Professor and CTBA Executive Director Ralph Martire and Illinois State Senator Toi Hutchinson. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Ralph Martire, executive director of the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability, discusses Illinois' pension problems and poses possible solutions for lawmakers on how to deal with the biggest issue facing the state.
Rauner’s proposal to reinstate the death penalty is linked to gun control legislation supported by most Democratic lawmakers, including extending the waiting period for assault weapons from 24 to 72 hours. Also under consideration in the compromise deal is a ban on bump stocks for assault
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