WATCH-LISTEN: State Budget Forum - Springfield

Apr 27, 2017

NPR Illinois hosted an Illinois Issues Forum on the state budget impasse. Illinois residents who have been directly impacted discussed the burden placed on their community. 

Panelists included:

  • Jonathan Lackland, Director of State Government Relations, Illinois State University
  • Howard Peters, Former Secretary of Human Services, Former Deputy Chief of Staff for Gov. Edgar, Former Warden at Pontiac Maximum Security Prison 
  • Amanda Vinicky, Chicago Tonight Correspondent, WTTW PBS Chicago

Moderator:  Sean Crawford, Anchor/Managing Editor, NPR Illinois | 91.9 UIS

Watch the full video . Support is provided by AARP.