bills http://peoriapublicradio.org en Quinn announces Civic Center improvements at Peoria stop http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/quinn-announces-civic-center-improvements-peoria-stop <p>The Peoria Civic Center is getting some new seating in the Carver Arena with $2.6 million from the state. Governor Pat Quinn visited Saturday afternoon to make the capital funding announcement and sign legislation. Sat, 10 Aug 2013 23:30:13 +0000 Tanya Koonce 10247 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Quinn announces Civic Center improvements at Peoria stop U of I grad makes it easier to follow state capitol bills http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/u-i-grad-makes-it-easier-follow-state-capitol-bills <p>More than six thousand bills are before the Illinois General Assembly this spring session. Legislators have until Friday to get through them. And with some of the biggest policy issues facing the state still outstanding, measures will move, change and die rapidly. Illinois Public Radio’s Amanda Vinicky spoke with a recent University of Illinois Urbana Champaign graduate who has founded a company that aims to make it easier to follow what's happening at the capitol. &nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 29 May 2013 12:13:47 +0000 Denise Molina & Amanda Vinicky 6402 at http://peoriapublicradio.org U of I grad makes it easier to follow state capitol bills