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February 08, 2019 - 11:36 am
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (FM NewsTalk 97.1/AP) — The Illinois Senate voted Thursday to hike the statewide minimum wage to $15 an hour within six years, quickly advancing a top campaign promise of the newly elected Democratic governor in a major industrial state that hasn't raised the pay floor in nearly a...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
February 05, 2019 - 8:13 am
The Illinois Policy Institute has crafted a plan to tackle the $2.8B budget deficit in the state. Adam Schuster, Director of Budget and Tax Research for the Illinois Policy Institute joins Marc to explain the plan. It comes down to aligning cost and revenue… STOP SPENDING!
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February 04, 2019 - 9:05 am
Colorado has moved a step closer to changing how the state casts its votes for the President after passing a bill along party lines. Currently, The Centennial State's nine Electoral College ballots go to the candidate who gets the most votes in Colorado. Senator Mike Foote wants those to instead go...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
January 17, 2019 - 5:29 pm
Kris Maher wrote an article for the Wall Street Journal regarding a levee district in Illinois that may be putting neighboring districts at risk. David Stokes, Executive Director of the Great Rivers Habitat Alliance joins Marc to explain why it’s important the for the Sny Island Levee and Drainage...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
December 05, 2018 - 9:24 am
It should come as no surprise that Illinois has a pension problem. IL Policy Institute CEO John Tillman has new research that points to a constitutional amendment that could address the problem. "We have to stop digging. We have to take all new employees and put them on a 401K or a defined...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
November 29, 2018 - 7:27 am
Democratic state representative Stephanie Kifowit said, on the house floor, that she’d like to pump “a broth of Legionella” into a Republican colleague’s water leading to the death of his family. She has since apologized for others misunderstanding her comments, but there are calls for her...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
November 09, 2018 - 8:03 am
Conseratives in Illinois were handed a losing hand with Governor-elect J.B. Pritzker. Annie Frey says it was a, “kick in the gut.” Annie has searched far and wide for something positive after the Midterm results were finalized. She joins Marc to discuss:
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
November 06, 2018 - 7:10 am
Happy Election Day 2018! MC is all wound up and ready to rock! Missouri 2018 Voter's Guide Top GOP Official Hogan Gidley : Representative Ann Wagner stopped by the studio! Jeremy Cady with American's for Prospert y: Dr. Randy Tobler : 2A Tuesday: Election Day Style w/ Lars Dalseide of the NRA-ILA...
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November 06, 2018 - 7:00 am
Take a look at the local races in: Illinois Missouri
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
November 02, 2018 - 9:29 am
November 30, 2018 - Welcome Skip Stephens, Asst. Chief of Professional Standards at Cottleville Fire Protection District ! November 29, 2018 - Webster Groves Police Department November 28, 2018 - Edwardsville Fire Chief Rick Welle joins the show to discuss the great work the Edwardsville Fire...
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