No other news initiative explains Illinois as well as Illinois Issues.
Illinois Issues is dedicated to providing in-depth analysis of public policy in our state. With a special focus on Illinois government and politics, Illinois Issues pays close attention to current trends and examines the state's quality of life.
Illinois Issues was a monthly print magazine, in continuous publication since 1975 by the University of Illinois at Springfield (formerly Sangamon State University). In 2015, it transitioned to a digital publication. Now Illinois Issues offers a weekly in-depth story, published on Thursday mornings, along with a companion radio piece that airs on NPR Illinois and other public radio stations throughout the state.
Our readers and listeners tell us they rely on Illinois Issues to keep up with Illinois government and politics. We also publish an annual up-to-date directory called the Roster of State Government Officials — a resource our readers find invaluable year-round.