Watch the first Illinois Issues Forum from Springfield. Our 2018 election coverage starts discussing the fiscal health of Illinois. This forum is produced and hosted by NPR Illinois with support provided by AARP Illinois.
Edgar, speaking on a panel hosted by AARP Illinois and NPR Illinois in Springfield, said a budget is “much more doable” this year than last, even as lawmakers continue to bicker over things like establishing a common revenue estimate and Gov. Bruc...
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Election 2018: Seeking Fiscal Solutions hosted by NPR Illinois & supported by AARP Illinois. Join us for this free town hall forum on May 10 to hear from former Governor Jim Edgar, former State Senator Donne Trotter, UIS Professor Beverly Bunch and NPR Illinois Statehouse Reporter Brian Mackey to share your ideas for solutions and concerns regarding Illinois’ ongoing fiscal crisis. Click HERE to learn more and RSVP and learn more. A reception begins at 5:30 and the event begins at 6:00 p.m.