State Of The State
Governor JB Pritzker gives his first State of the State address in January 2020.
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Putting the governor’s remarks in context

To conclude our preview of Governor JB Pritzker's State of the State and budget address, we were joined by an Illinois Statehouse reporter and the associate director of the Government Finance Research Center at UIC to talk more about what we can expect and to put the governor’s remarks in context.

IL House Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch

Speaker of the IL House Welch previews budget address

Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch, the Speaker of Illinois House of Representatives, talked with The 21st in the hour before Governor JB Pritzker's 2022 State of the State and budget address. He addressed everything from taxes to fighting crime.

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