NPR Illinois talks with State Journal-Register City Reporter Crystal Thomas about the week in Springfield news:
*Aldermen are set to vote this week on an agreement with a bike-sharing company to get 75 bikes for rent available around the city.
*The proposed budget for the fiscal year that starts March 1 doesn’t have tax hikes like last year’s spending plan. It does include funding for more police and fire vehicles.
*As City Water, Light and Power’s contract for wind energy ends, customers will see a slight decrease in their monthly bills.