Mawa IqbalStatehouse Reporter
Mawa is a statehouse reporter, covering the Illinois legislature for WBEZ and Illinois Public Radio. Before coming to Springfield, Mawa worked as a general assignment reporter at WYSO, the NPR-affiliate station for Southwest Ohio. There, she covered policing and local government. Mawa earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri.
Both sides in the debate over cash bail argued before the Illinois Supreme Court this week. We also talk with a reporter about a series that uncovered abuse and neglect at the Choate Mental Health and Developmental Center in Anna.