It’s a time-honored tradition on the Morning Shift. On the last day of the year we check in with a reporter who follows the business of Illinois government closely. Not to see who’s been indicted, but to get a rundown of some of the many new laws taking effect after the first of the year. Many are important for the well-being of citizens. Some are just downright goofy. Illinois Public Radio statehouse bureau chief Amanda Vinicky joins us to dish out some of her favorites.