Governor Bruce Rauner is celebrating one year in office by making the media rounds and reminding us that even though the state is still without a budget he has made some improvements.Our state politics reporter, Tony Arnold visited Rauner at the Governor’s Mansion in Springfield.
Patricia Arquette dedicated her recent Academy Award to wage equality among genders but when it comes to negotiating in the workplace, it's been suggested that some negotiating tactics that work for men subsequently backfire when attempted by women. We take on the question of why negotiation involving gender remains imbalanced between women and men. And, South African musician Vusi Mahlasela performs live.
Homeless prevention programs were feeling the funding squeeze at both the state and federal level. In 2009, programs had access to $11 million in state funds but the number steadily declined to reach the $1.5 million earmarked for this year.