WATCH-LISTEN: State Budget Forum - Springfield

NPR Illinois hosted an Illinois Issues Forum on the state budget impasse. Illinois residents who have been directly impacted discussed the burden placed on their community. 

Panelists included:

  • Jonathan Lackland, Director of State Government Relations, Illinois State University
  • Howard Peters, Former Secretary of Human Services, Former Deputy Chief of Staff for Gov. Edgar, Former Warden at Pontiac Maximum Security Prison 
  • Amanda Vinicky, Chicago Tonight Correspondent, WTTW PBS Chicago

Moderator:  Sean Crawford, Anchor/Managing Editor, NPR Illinois | 91.9 UIS

Watch the full video . Support is provided by AARP.