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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

​Coming up today:  Governor JB Pritzker signs executive order regarding women's reproductive rights.

Monday, January 21, 2019

​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker attends the City Year of MLK Day of Service in Chicago.  Video is also available.

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​Governor JB Pritzker speaks at MLK breakfast in Chicago; says there is much work to be done standing up for people's rights.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker attends the Rainbow Push MLK scholarship breakfast in Chicago.  Video is also available.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Brief Q & A w/Governor JB Pritzker at Rainbow Push MLK scholarship breakfast.

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Friday, January 18, 2019

​Governor JB Pritzker signs an executive order calling for report on how to improve services and safety at Illinois veterans homes.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker tours Manteno Veterans Home and signs executive order requiring audit of IDVA.  Video is also available.

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

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​ISP Trooper Christopher Lambert laid to rest.

Soundbite:  Governor JB Pritzker, ISP Director Leo Schmitz

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker attends the funeral services of ISP Trooper Christopher Lambert.  Audio also includes ISP Director Leo Schmitz.  Video is also available.

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​IDOT warns to be prepared for challenging travel conditions this weekend.

Soundbite:  IDOT Spokesperson Guy Tridgell

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​Governor JB Pritzker says more legislation is needed to help fight gun violence.

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​Weekly Weather Summary (State Climatologist Spokesperson Brian Kerschner).

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Thursday, January 17, 2019

​IEMA urges the public to get ready now for this weekend's winter storm.

Soundbite:  IEMA Spokesperson Rebecca Clark

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​Governor JB Pritzker signs gun dealer licensing bill.

Soundbite:  Governor JB Pritzker, Sen. Don Harmon

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker signs gun dealer licensing bill.  Audio also include Ella Flagg Young Elementary School Principal Crystal Bell,  Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Sen. Don Harmon, Rep. Kathleen Willis, Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson, Broadview Mayor Katrina Thompson, Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx, Attorney General Kwame Raoul and Delphine Cherry.  Video is also available.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Q & A w/Governor JB Pritzker and Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson.

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State unemployment rate up slightly in December.

Soundbite:  IDES Spokesperson Bob Gough

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker signs executive order strengthening workforce training in growing industries.  Audio also includes DCEO-designate Erin Guthrie and more.

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

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​Illinoisans asked to volunteer on Monday's Day of Service in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

Soundbite:  Serve Illinois Exec. Director Scott McFarland

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​Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum honoring Martin Luther King on Monday.

Soundbite:  ALPLM Spokesperson Chris Wills

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​Tomorrow (Thursday) marks the 99th anniversary of the beginning of prohibition in the U.S. and an expert at the Illinois State Museum talks about when the country went dry.

Soundbite:  Illinois State Museum Art and History Curator Erika Holst

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

​RAW AUDIO:  UIS Innocence Project discusses the exoneration of Grover Thompson.  Audio include Project Exec. Director John Hanlon, ST Jamison and Paul Echols.

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​Governor JB Pritzker is getting right to work during his first full day in office.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker signs executive orders.  Video is also available.

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

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Monday, January 14, 2019

JB Pritzker is sworn in as Illinois' 43rd Governor; discusses his priorities.

Soundbite:  Governor JB Pritzker

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Some new and some familiar faces among Illinois' Constitutional Officers.

Soundbite:  Lt. Governor Julianna Stratton, Attorney General Kwame Raoul  

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker sworn into office.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Lt. Governor Julianna Stratton sworn into office.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Attorney General Kwame Raoul sworn in for his first term.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Secretary of State Jesse White sworn in for another term.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Comptroller Susana Mendoza sworn in for another term.

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​RAW AUDIO:  State Treasurer Mike Frerichs sworn in for a second term.

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Saturday, January 12, 2019

​Snowmobile safety.

Soundbite:  IDNR Spokesperson Tim Schweizer

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Friday, January 11, 2019

​IDOT reminding drivers to be careful on snowy roads.

Soundbite:  IDOT Spokesperson Jessie Decker

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IDHS says despite federal government shutdown, SNAP benefits will be funded through February.

Soundbite:  IDHS Secretary James Dimas, Rep. La Shawn Ford

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​RAW AUDIO:  Illinois Department of Human Services Secretary James Dimas provides an update on how the federal government shutdown is affecting SNAP benefits.  Audio also includes Rep. La Shawn Ford and IDHS Director of Family and Community Services Diane Grigsby.  Video is also available.

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​Weekly Weather Summary (State Climatologist Office Spokesperson Brian Kerschner).

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

​Public encouraged to prepare for cold and snow this weekend.

Soundbite:  IEMA Spokesperson Rebecca Clark

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​Lawmakers provide glimpse of their priorities for the new General Assembly.

Soundbite:  House Minority Leader Jim Durkin, Rep. Chris Welch

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​Governor Bruce Rauner talks about his plans after leaving office.

Soundbite:  Governor Bruce Rauner

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Wednesday, January 09, 2019

​101st Illinois General Assembly sworn in; Democrats hold strong majorities.

Soundbite:  House Speaker Mike Madigan, Sen. President John Cullerton   

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​RAW AUDIO:  Senate President John Cullerton speaks at Inauguration.

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RAW AUDIO:  ​Senate Minority Leader Bill Brady speaks at Inauguration.

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​RAW AUDIO:  House Speaker Mike Madigan speaks at Inauguration.

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​RAW AUDIO:  House Minority Leader Jim Durkin speaks at Inauguration.

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​Lawmakers approve tollway and agency director salary bills.

Soundbite:  Sen. Bill Haine, Sen. President John Cullerton

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