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Monday, January 20, 2020

​Governor JB Pritzker celebrates MLK Jr. Day and thanks volunteers.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker joins City Year Chicago's Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.  Audio also includes Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx, Lt. Governor Julianna Stratton, U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin and Salesforce COO Andy Kofoid.  Video is also available.

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Sunday, January 19, 2020

​RAW AUDIO:  Media availability w/newly elected Sen. President Don Harmon.

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​The Illinois Senate has a new leader.

Soundbite:  Sen. President Don Harmon

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​Sen. President John Cullerton resigns from the Illinois Senate.

Soundbite:  John Cullerton

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​RAW AUDIO:  Sen. President John Cullerton resigns.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Sen. Don Harmon elected new Senate President.

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RAW AUDIO:  Colleagues nominate Sen. Don Harmon for Senate President.  Audio includes Sen. Kimberly Lightford, Sen. Omar Aquino and Sen. Laura Murphy.

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Friday, January 17, 2020

​Governor JB Pritzker says the U of I will expand free tuition for low income families program.

Soundbite:  Governor JB Pritzker

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​Governor signs License to Work law, so people don't lose their license for non-moving violations like parking tickets.

Soundbite:  Governor JB Pritzker, Rep. Carol Ammons

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker signs License to Work law.  Audio also includes Rep. Carol Ammons, Sen. Omar Aquino, Chicago City Clerk Anna Valencia, Secretary of State Jesse White, House Minority Leader Jim Durkin and Rodney Shelton.  Video is also available.

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

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​Governor JB Pritzker announces nearly $30 million in grants for park projects around the state.

Soundbite:  IDNR Spokesperson Rachel Torbert

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​Weekly Weather Summary (State Climatologist Trent Ford).

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Thursday, January 16, 2020

​Illinois Lottery awarded nearly $1.7 billion in prizes last year.

Soundbite:  IL Lottery Spokesperson Jason Schaumburg

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​Serve Illinois urges the public to put in some volunteer hours on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Soundbite:  Serve Illinois Exec. Director Scott McFarland

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​ICJIA announces areas eligible for Restore, Reinvest and Renew Program Grants, funded by cannabis legalization.

Soundbite:  ICJIA Acting Director Jason Stamps

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

​Special commission looking at tightening up state lobbying laws.

Soundbite:  Sen. Elgie Sims, Reform For Illinois' Alisa Kaplan

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​Study looks at use of naloxone by police departments in Illinois to combat opioid overdoses.

Soundbite:  ICJIA Researcher Jessica Reichart

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker discusses the importance of blood donation at an American Red Cross Blood Drive in Chicago.  Video is also available.

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Governor JB Pritzker says he expects full cooperation with investigation into McClain email.

Soundbite:  Governor JB Pritzker

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​RAW AUDIO:  House Republicans discuss concerns about the state Property Tax Relief Force.  Audio includes Rep. Dan Brady, Rep. Tim Butler, Rep. Mike Murphy and Rep. Tom Bennett.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker signs multi-year senior homestead exemption into law.  Audio also includes Rep. Fred Crespo and Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi.  Video is also available.

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

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​Illinois Lottery offers two new Monopoly multiplier instant tickets.

Soundbite:  IL Lottery Spokesperson Jason Schaumburg

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​RAW AUDIO:  Illinois Lottery promotes new Monopoly 10X and 25X instant tickets.  Audio includes Lottery spokesperson Jason Schaumburg.  Video is also available.

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Monday, January 13, 2020

​Unique Venues magazine names the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield the best venue in the country for "unique experiences."

Soundbite:  ALPLM Spokesperson Chris Wills

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​Comptroller Susana Mendoza pushes to end 'exit bonus' pay for lawmakers.

Soundbite:  Comptroller Susana Mendoza

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​ISP launches "Operation Lambert" in honor of fallen Trooper Christopher Lambert, focusing on the state's Move Over law.

Soundbite:  ISP Sgt. Delila Garcia

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Friday, January 10, 2020

​ISP looking for new troopers; applications for Illinois State Police Cadet Class 132 are due by January 31st.

Soundbite:  ISP Master Sergeant Hector Alejandre

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IDOT urges the public to be careful driving during the winter storms this weekend.

Soundbite:  IDOT Spokesperson Maria Castaneda

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​Secretary of State launches B-Truck license replacement program.

Soundbite:  Secretary of State Spokesperson Henry Haupt

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​January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month; public urged to report suspected trafficking.

Soundbite:  DCFS Spokesperson Deborah Lopez

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​Weekly Weather Summary (State Climatologist Office's Kevin Grady).

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Thursday, January 09, 2020

​Governor JB Pritzker is discussing some of the criminal justice reforms he'd like to see passed.

Soundbite:  Governor JB Pritzker

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Governor and state lawmakers call for an investigation into email.

Soundbite:  Governor JB Pritzker

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​IEMA urges the public to stay aware as rain and snow moves into the state.

Soundbite:  IEMA Spokesperson Rebecca Clark

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker and Lt. Governor Juliana Stratton discuss the Justice, Equity and Opportunity Initiative/criminal justice reforms in Chicago.  Video is also available.

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RAW AUDIO:  Q & A w/Governor JB Pritzker.  Video is also available.

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Wednesday, January 08, 2020

​2019 was the 5th wettest year on record in Illinois.

Soundbite:  State Climatologist Trent Ford

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​IL Dept. of Labor wants workers to know their rights regarding time off.

Soundbite:  IL Dept. of Labor Asst. Director Jason Keller

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​RAW AUDIO:  House Republicans discuss Property Tax Relief Task Force.  Audio includes House GOP Leader Jim Durkin, Rep. Deanne Mazzochi and Rep. Grant Wehrli.

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Tuesday, January 07, 2020

​Applications for cannabis infuser, transporter and craft grower licenses now available.

Soundbite:  IDOT Bureau Chief of Medicinal Plants Jeff Cox

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​Lawmakers hold hearing on school "isolation rooms."

Soundbite:  Illinois Assoc. of School Social Worker's Tom Tebbe and Rep. Sue Scherer

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​Keeping your home safe from carbon monoxide this winter.

Soundbite:  Illinois State Fire Marshal Spokesperson JC Fultz

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