Institute of Government and Public Affairs http://peoriapublicradio.org en Former lawmaker says change is needed in state budgeting http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/former-lawmaker-says-change-needed-state-budgeting <div>Illinois' financial problems are well known. But what can be done about them? A former lawmaker has a vision for improving the way Illinois does budgeting. Rick Winkel served for 8 years in the General Assembly. He's now with the Institute of Government and Public Affairs at the University of Illinois. So he's seen the process from different vantage points. Tue, 06 May 2014 16:36:14 +0000 Sean Crawford 22892 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Former lawmaker says change is needed in state budgeting Chris Mooney to take over the U of I's IGPA http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/chris-mooney-take-over-u-igpa <div>University of Illinois Springfield political scientist Chris Mooney will take over next month as the head of U of I's Institute of Government and Public Affairs. Public radio listeners know Mooney as frequent panelist on the "State Week in Review" program.&nbsp;</div><div> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 12:45:42 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 9582 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Chris Mooney to take over the U of I's IGPA