Brian Seay

High-Speed Train Model

Train Would Go From Chicago To Champaign In Under An Hour

A 220 mph line to Champaign-Urbana is the latest proposal for high-speed rail in Illinois.

CBS Chicago–06/03/2011

A bottle of Coca-Cola, left, and Dr. Pepper are displayed in Palo Alto, Calif., Monday, Sept. 27, 2010. (Credit: AP)

Illinois Lawmakers Consider Excise Tax On Soft Drinks

Illinois lawmakers are considering a bill that would add an excise tax to soda pop.

CBS Chicago–05/11/2011

Stethoscope (Photo Illustration by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Awareness Spreading For Women And Heart Disease

Heart Disease is the leading killer of women, but heart month is here, and awareness is spreading.

WBBM Newsradio–02/14/2011

Gov. Pat Quinn

Quinn: ‘Fiscal Crisis’ Will Be Fixed

As he was sworn in today for his first full term, Gov. Pat Quinn conceded that the state is in a “fiscal crisis.”

CBS Chicago–01/10/2011

Photo Of Marijuana Plants. (AP Photo)

Medical Marijuana Bill Fails In State House

A push to legalize medicinal marijuana failed in the state House on Thursday.

CBS Chicago–01/07/2011

Casino Gambling

State House Set To Discuss Gambling Expansion

While gambling revenues are on the way down, the number of locations where you can place a bet may be on the way up.

WBBM Newsradio–01/06/2011

Illinois General Assembly

Pension Reform May Make 2012 Ballot

A resolution that is supposed to save taxpayer money may be put into a constitutional amendment on the 2012 ballot, now that it has passed a committee in the Illinois House.

WBBM Newsradio–01/05/2011

A woman lights up. (file/AFP Getty Images)

Double State Tax On Cigarettes?

Smokers will see an increase in the price of their habit soon, if the Illinois Coalition against Tobacco gets its way.

WBBM Newsradio–01/04/2011