Lawmakers debate Illinois ‘coal’ education

Apr 3, 2014

Illinois law requires school children be taught the benefits of the state's coal industry. The Illinois House spent the better part of an hour yesterday Thursday debating whether that ought to continue.

Day one of veto session: not much happening

Oct 22, 2013

Illinois lawmakers were back in Springfield Tuesday for their fall legislative session. Several controversial issues are up for consideration. We asked IPR’s Brian Mackey what happened on day one.