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WATCH-LISTEN: Seeking Solutions on State's Fiscal Health - Springfield

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Sean Crawford (standing) and the panel: (left to right) Jim Edgar, Beverly Bunch, Brian Mackey, and Donne Trotter listen to an audience question at the 2018 Illinois Issues Forum seeking solutions for the state's fiscal health.

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. 

The Panel:

  • Jim Edgar, Retired, Illinois Governor / Visiting Senior Fellow, University of Illinois Institute of Government and Public Affairs (IGPA)
  • Donne Trotter, Retired, Illinois State Senator
  • Beverly Bunch, PhD, Professor, University of Illinois Springfield / State Budget Research Team, Volcker Alliance
  • Brian Mackey, Statehouse Reporter, NPR Illinois
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Emcee:  Sean Crawford

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Brian Mackey formerly reported on state government and politics for NPR Illinois and a dozen other public radio stations across the state. Before that, he was A&E editor at The State Journal-Register and Statehouse bureau chief for the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin.
Nice earned her B.A in Communications from UIS. She has been creating measurable results in managing corporate communications, fundraising, advertising, external affairs, community relations, government relations, marketing and media for over 15 years.
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