As he seeks a second term in the Illinois House, 110th District St. Representative Reggie Phillips says he hopes Republicans can gain enough seats to bring about a budget agreement that incorporates some of Gov. Bruce Rauner's "Turnaround Agenda" reforms, such as changes to workers' compensation laws. Phillips talked with Illinois Public Media's Jim Meadows.
On the 21st: An encore of our discussion with best-selling author Daniel Levitin about how to tell the difference between truth and lies on the internet. Plus, we met Central Illinois photographer Larry Kanfer and discussed his new book.
On the 21st: We talked about the #standingwithaleppo hashtag, which has gone viral on social media. Plus, we discussed job opportunities for ex-offenders, the challenges they face, and resources available to them.