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  • A/TA honors ‘Port Dawgs,’ Col. ‘Rocky’ Lane during Hall Of Fame ceremony

    The Airlift/Tanker Association recognized their Hall of Fame inductees from 2019 and 2020 during a ceremony June 8 at the Airlift Tanker Air Mobility Heritage Park here.

  • 906th ARS takes teamwork to a new level

    Airmen across 32 different career fields work in unison to service, sustain and fly KC-135 Stratotankers. These Airmen, with the 906th Air Refueling Squadron on Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, enable a global support mission in tandem with Air National Guardsmen.

  • Chaplain shares ancestral stories from 1800s

    As years go by, belongings sometimes survive the test of time and become a part of history, sharing what life was like in the past. The Stories and feelings they incite may help future generations understand what life was like. For Capt. Andy Peck, 375th Air Mobility Wing chaplain, the opportunity arose to share stories of his ancestors from the pre-civil war era; an era Peck has a link to because of historical family heirlooms from seasons past.

  • St. Clair County Transit District begins trolley service on base

    St. Clair County Transit District is offering a new trolley service on Scott Air Force Base. The trolley replaces the Metro buses that transported passengers to and from the Shiloh-Scott MetroLink Station and the district’s on base bus stops.

  • Take care of supplies, take care of people - 375th SFS Supply fuel Defenders

    The 375th Security Forces Squadron supply team is split into different sections directly impacting the mission of Defenders across Scott Air Force Base and on deployments around the world. By issuing, inspecting and maintaining equipment behind the scenes for the 230 SFS Airmen, supply team members such as Staff Sgt. Brittany Harris, 375th SFS supply NCO in charge, helps fuel mission success.

  • Springfield's Minimum Wage and Tax Hikes
  • Rahm the reformer?

    Despite a record of often kicking the can down the road while mayor of Chicago, Rahm Emanuel – while on his way out the door – has come out for pension reform. J.B. Pritzker and legislative Democrats don't agree, though. Illinois Policy Director of Budget and Tax Research Adam Schuster breaks down the dynamics of all of this, and explains the way forward on pension reform.

  • Statehouse update: Could lame-duck lawmakers pass a tax hike?

    It's veto session in Springfield, which this year means a whole bunch of lame-duck lawmakers and a lame-duck governor. What bills should taxpayers keep an eye on? Could Springfield politicians really pass another tax hike right around the holidays? All this and more with Mindy Ruckman, Illinois Policy government affairs legislative analyst.

  • What the 2018 elections mean for taxpayers

    Illinois Policy experts break down what the Nov. 6 election results mean for Illinois moving forward. Who will call the shots between Madigan and Pritzker? What will Democrats' first orders of business be with supermajority control? What opportunities for free-market policy are ahead? All this analysis and more in the wake of this year's midterms.

  • Everything to know about a progressive income tax

    Taxpayers are hearing a lot about a progressive income tax in this year's election season, but what does it really mean for everyday Illinoisans? Illinois Policy Director of Budget and Tax Research Adam Schuster goes through all the details.