#3101 - State of the State

Governor Bruce Rauner appealed for bipartisan support of reform efforts regarding public employee pensions, education funding, criminal justice, economic development and other issues during his second annual State of the State address.

The first-term Republican continued his call for lawmakers to approve limits on collective bargaining, workers compensation reform, term limits, and redistricting reform.  This 90-minute special edition of Illinois Lawmakers features reaction from Democratic Senate President John Cullerton of Chicago, Senate Republican Leader Christine Radogno of Lemont, Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan of Chicago, and House Republican Leader Jim Durkin of Western Springs.  Hosted by Jak Tichenor with analysis by Illinois Public Radio Statehouse Bureau Chief Amanda Vinicky and Capitolfax.com editor Rich Miller.

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