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WATCH-LISTEN: Seeking Solutions on 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. 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

National Study Hammers Illinois Budget Practices

A national study of state government budgeting gives Illinois low marks.

Voices In The News 2017

As we get ready to welcome 2018, we thought we'd take a few minutes to listen back to another wild year in Illinois government and politics.

WATCH-LISTEN: State Budget Forum - Edwardsville

Watch the eleventh Illinois Issues forum on the state budget and Illinois' financial future in Edwardsville. The forum is hosted by NPR Illinois and St. Louis Public Radio with support provided by AARP. The forum is moderated by NPR Illinois News Director Sean Crawford and the panel includes: Jonathan Becker - Executive Director, Senior Services Plus Debra Moore - Director of Administration, St. Clair County Art Ryan - Superintendent, Cahokia Unit School District 187

WATCH-LISTEN: State Budget Forum - Carbondale

Watch the tenth Illinois Issues forum on the state budget and Illinois' financial future in Carbondale, Illinois. The forum is hosted by NPR Illinois and WSIU Radio with support provided by AARP.

WATCH-LISTEN: State Budget Forum - DeKalb

Watch the ninth Illinois Issues forum on the state budget and Illinois' financial future in DeKalb, Illinois. The forum is hosted by NPR Illinois and Northern Public Radio with support provided by AARP.

WATCH-LISTEN: State Budget Forum - Quad Cities

NPR Illinois and WVIK hosted the eighth Illinois Issues Forum on the state's financial health and the lasting impacts of the two-year-long state budget impasse on the Quad Cities community.

Rauner Moves On Backlog; Dems Wary Of Cuts

More than two months after the Illinois General Assembly finally approved a state budget, Gov. Bruce Rauner is moving ahead with a plan to begin cutting into the $15 billion backlog of bills.

Rauner Holding Out On $15bn Backlog

It's been two months since Illinois government finally passed a full budget. Legislators hoped that would accelerate the payment of overdue bills, which total more than $15 billion. But the governor's office is holding that up.

WATCH-LISTEN: State Budget Forum - Macomb

NPR Illinois and Tri States Public Radio host the seventh Illinois Issues Forum on the state's financial health and the lasting impacts of the two-year-long state budget impasse.

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