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Mission Control: Past Due State Budget Forums

State Budget: The Challenges Ahead. An Illinois Issues Forum. Sponsored by AARP.

It's clear you have something to say about the historic impasse entering its third year.  Here are some of the early contributions:

Thank you to public radio listeners in Springfield (NPR Illinois 91.9 UIS), Champaign (Illinois Public Media WILL), and Glen Ellyn (WDCB) who attended our first three Illinois Issues Forums during our listening tour.  

Video edited by Carter Staley, shot by the UIS Office of Electronic Media.

Thanks to our partner stations and our sponsor, AARP, the listening tour continues:

  • April 27 Springfield (NPR Illinois WUIS)
  • May 17 Champaign (Illinois Public Media WILL)
  • May 23 DuPage/Glen Ellyn (WDCB)
  • July 20 Peoria (Peoria Public Radio, WCBU)
  • August 9 Chicago (Union League Club)
  • August 24 Normal (WGLT)
  • August 29 Macomb (Tri States Public Radio WIUM)
  • October 10 Quad Cities/Moline (WVIK)
  • October 17 DeKalb (Northern Public Radio WNIJ)
  • October 27 Carbondale (WSIU)
  • November 16 Metro East/Edwardsville (St. Louis Public Radio KWMU)
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Carter was the digital engagement producer at NPR Illinois 2017-2018. He graduated from the Capital Scholars Honors with a bachelors degree in communications from the University of Illinois at Springfield.
Randy Eccles is thrilled to be talking with community members and joining them in becoming informed citizenry. Please reach out at randy.eccles@nprillinois.org.
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