Skip to main content

Eight Forty-Eight

Illinois lawmakers return to tackle education reform and the budget

Heavy rain in Southern Illinois prompted Gov. Quinn to issue a disaster proclamation for the area. On Monday, he described the situation as “very difficult and potentially dangerous.”

Tuesday, lawmakers return to Springfield to work on other challenges like education and the state budget. To find out what to expect from the state legislature, Eight Forty-Eight spoke to Sean Crawford, Illinois Public Radio's news director.

Music Button: Tristeza, "Raise Your Gaze", from the CD Paisajes, (Sanity Muffin)

Get the WBEZ App

Download the best live and on-demand public radio experience. Find out more.

CLOSE X