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Friday, April 16, 2021

​Governor and lawmakers speaking out about shooting of Adam Toledo.

Soundbite:  Governor JB Pritzker, Rep. Edgar Gonzalez

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​Governor JB Pritzker announces $1.6 billion in federal aid to improve access to high quality early childhood and childcare.

Soundbite:  Governor JB Pritzker, State Schools Superintendent Carmen Ayala

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker announces $1.6 billion in federal aid to increase access to high quality early childhood education and childcare.  Audio also includes State Schools Superintendent Carmen Ayala, IDHS Secretary Grace Hou, Sen. Linda Holmes and more.  Video is also available.

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​IDNR says now is a good time to review boat safety.

Soundbite:  IDNR Spokesperson Rachel Torbert

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​Weekly Weather Summary (State Climatologist Trent Ford).

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Thursday, April 15, 2021

​Death of a Boone County K9 Officer last year prompts new legislation in the House.

Soundbite:  Rep. Joe Sosnowski

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​House passes bill requiring sex education include lessons on sexting.

Soundbite:  Rep. Maurice West

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​House votes for an elected Chicago School Bd.

Soundbite:  Rep. Delia Ramirez, Rep. Will Guzzardi

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​RAW AUDIO:  House GOP discusses lack of significant reforms.  Audio includes Rep. Mark Batinick, Rep. Amy Elik and Rep. David Welter.

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021

​Students would learn more about Asian American history under bill passed by the House.

Soundbite:  Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, Rep. Theresa Mah

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​House votes to decriminalize HIV.

Soundbite:  Rep. Carol Ammons

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​House approves bill that aims to end puppy mills.

Soundbite:  Rep. Andrew Chesney, Rep. Joyce Mason

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​Lawmakers propose bills modernizing the state's FOID card system.

Soundbite:  ISP Director Brendan Kelly

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​Governor JB Pritzker received the Johnson and Johnson vaccine nearly three weeks ago and says he is feeling great.

Soundbite:  Governor JB Pritzker

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​RAW AUDIO:  FOID card modernization bills proposed. Audio includes Sen. Dave Koehler, Rep. Jay Hoffman, ISP Director Brendan Kelly and Rep. Dan Caulkins. 

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker and local officials announce start of foundation work for the Obama Presidential Center.  Audio also includes Museum of Science and Industry President/CEO Chevy Humphrey, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, Obama Foundation Chair Martin Nesbitt, Chicago Park District General Superintendent/CEO Michael Kelly and Chicago Dept. of Transportation Commissioner Gia Biagi.  Video is also available.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Q & A w/Governor JB Pritzker and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot. 

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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

​New legislation lets student athletes make changes to their uniforms for religious reasons.

Soundbite:  Sen. Laura Murphy

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​State officials urge residents to consider flood insurance.

Soundbite:  IDNR Spokesperson Rachel Torbert

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​IDOC resumes in-person visits.

Soundbite:  IDOC Spokesperson Lindsey Hess

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Monday, April 12, 2021

​Weekly Crop Report.

Soundbite:  Crop Statistician Mark Schleusener

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​IL Dept. on Aging help seniors stay connected.

Soundbite:  IL Dept. on Aging Director Paula Basta

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​House GOP continues push for an independent commission to draw new legislative districts.

Soundbite:  Rep. Avery Bourne, Rep. Tim Butler

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​RAW AUDIO:  House GOP talks redistricting.  Audio includes Audio Rep. Avery Bourne, Rep. Tim Butler and U.S. Congressman Rodney Davis.

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Friday, April 09, 2021

​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB  Pritzker discusses expanding economic equity in Chicago's south suburbs. 

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​RAW AUDIO:  Q & A w/Governor JB Pritzker.

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Another record day for vaccinations but COVID-19 cases still increasing.

Soundbite:  Governor JB Pritzker

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker visits Robbins and discusses getting kids back in the classroom.  Audio also includes Rep. Will Davis.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Q & A w/Governor JB Pritzker.

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​Weekly Weather Summary (State Climatologist Trent Ford).

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​This has been a busy past year for the Illinois National Guard.

Soundbite:  IL Adjutant General Major General Richard Neely

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Thursday, April 08, 2021

​House lawmakers are hearing from the tourism and hospitality industry about what's needed to start the recovery process.

Soundbite:  Navy Pier CEO Marilyn Gardner, IL Hotel and Lodging Assoc. CEO Michael Jacobson

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​IEMA has learned some valuable lessons during the pandemic.

Soundbite:  IEMA Director Alicia Tate-Nadeau

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​IDPH keeping a close eye on COVID variants.

Soundbite:  IDPH Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike

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​Everyone 16+ will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine starting Monday.

Soundbite:  Governor JB Pritzker

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker visits mass vaccination site in Forest Park and gives a COVID-19 update.  Audio also includes IDPH Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike (in English and Spanish), Cook County Bd. President Toni Preckwinkle, Cook County Health CEO Israel Rocha, Kane County Bd. Chair Corrine Pierog and Rep. La Shawn Ford.  Video is also available.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Q & A w/Governor JB  Pritzker and IDPH Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike.

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Wednesday, April 07, 2021

Bill gives community colleges the ability to offer bachelor degrees in early childhood education.

Soundbite:  Sen. Cristina Pacione-Zayas, Sen. Cristina Castro

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​New cases of COVID-19 continue to rise in IL.

Soundbite:  Governor JB Pritzker

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​IL Dept. of Labor urges drivers to be careful during the busy spring planting season.

Soundbite:  IL Dept. of Labor's Hap Hileman

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker visits Rockford and discusses the new Education Renewal guide and federal funding.  Audio also includes Sen. Steve Stadelman, Rep. Maurice West and Rep. Dave Vella.  Video is also available.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Q & A w/Governor JB Pritzker at 2nd stop in Rockford.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker announces $23 million investment in BMO Harris Bank Center in Rockford; Chicago Blackhawks purchase Rockford IceHogs.  Audio also includes Rockford Mayor Tom McNamara, Chicago Blackhawks Chairman Rocky Wirtz, RAVE Board Chairman Craig Thomas, Sen. Steve Stadelman, Rep. Maurice West, Rep. Dave Vella and DCEO Acting Director Sylvia Garcia.  Video is also available.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Q & A w/Governor JB Pritzker at first stop in Rockford.

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Tuesday, April 06, 2021

​Governor's Office hopeful the state can move to Phase 5 by the beginning of the summer.

Soundbite:  Governor's Chief of Staff Anne Caprara

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​House committee discusses revolving door prohibition.

Soundbite:  Reform for IL Exec. Director Alisa Kaplan, Rep. Katie Stuart

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Monday, April 05, 2021

​Governor touts American Rescue Plan money for schools.

Soundbite:  Governor JB Pritzker

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​Governor JB Pritzker is urging MLB to move the All-Star game to IL.

Soundbite:  Governor JB Pritzker

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker discusses support for K-12 students returning to the classroom.  Audio also includes Champaign Schools Superintendent Susan Zola, Sen. Scott Bennett, Champaign Mayor Deborah Feinen and Champaign School Board President Amy Armstrong.  Video is also available.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Q & A w/Governor JB Pritzker.

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April is Youth Preparedness Month; families urged to get kids involved in emergency planning.

Soundbite:  IEMA Spokesperson Rebecca Clark

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​Weekly Crop Report.

Soundbite:  Crop Statistician Mark Schleusener

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