Heart Of The Matter

The Impact of Janus v. AFSCME

The recent Supreme Court ruling in Janus v. AFSCME, a case that tested the constitutionality of public sector union fees, was a victory for worker freedom. In 22 states - including Illinois - state workers had been forced to fund a union they didn't want to belong to. Janus v. AFSCME has changed that. What does that mean for Illinois? Liberty Justice Center Vice President Diana Rickert and State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Frankfort) join Host Jodi Carroll to get to The Heart of the Matter.


Heart Of The Matter: It's For The Kids

In Upstream Ideas' 'Heart of the Matter,' Jodi Carroll, a wife and mother of three, discusses the direct impact local government policies and actions have on our families and everyday lives. In this episode, how do school referendums and other property tax increases hurt families and cause home values to decline?