Ill. legislators rarely know what laws cost...and why you should care
Later today on Eight Forty-Eight, Michael Leachman with the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities will talk about how fiscal notes work and why so many states fail to provide them. We swear it's a budget conversation that won't make your eyes glaze over!
Also, DeRo fans, take note: listeners get to call in and ask WBEZ blogger and Sound Opinions co-host Jim DerRogatis questions. Anything and everything rock-related (and hip hop and pop-related) is on the table, so do not hesitate to seize this singular opportunity. The number is 312.923.9239.
And, the city of Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events is working on a new cultural plan. The last time they did this Harold Washington was mayor, so it's kind of a big deal. DCASE Commissioner Michelle Boone and Alison Cuddy will give the details.