Statewide

Statewide, with host Sean Crawford, brings you reports and conversations from in and around Illinois.

Rachel Otwell / NPR Illinois

There are two third party candidates for Illinois governor. And while four names will be on the ballot November 6th (or now, if you choose to vote early) - the efforts to get out messaging is one where odds are certainly stacked heavily against Sam McCann of the Conservative party, and Grayson "Kash" Jackson, running as a Libertarian.

Statewide, with host Sean Crawford, brings you reports and conversations from in and around Illinois.

Statewide, with host Sean Crawford, brings you reports and conversations from in and around Illinois.

Statewide, with host Sean Crawford, brings you reports and conversations from in and around Illinois. 

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Illinois government has some deep fiscal problems.  A backlog of unpaid bills, pension debt and a growing list of infrastructure needs.  The problems can be overwhelming, but there are some best practices that can be taken to improve the situation.  

Each week, Statewide with host Sean Crawford brings you reports and conversations from in and around Illinois.

Each week, Statewide brings you reports and conversations from in and around Illinois.

This episode of Statewide includes:

Home construction slowdown, synthetic marijuana, trolls in the woods, and more.

This episode of Statewide includes:

Pesticide drift, massive motorcycle rally in Illinois, birth control without prescription, and more.

The debut episode of Statewide includes:

Fifty years since the tumultous political convention in Chicago, renovations to the Reagan boyhood home, assasination games in school, plus more.