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Illinois Lawmakers is the longest-running television series providing continuing coverage of the Illinois General Assembly. Launched in 1986, the program provides in-depth coverage and analysis of the General Assembly by veteran Statehouse reporters, news features, and interviews with leading lawmakers from both sides of the aisle.

Illinois Lawmakers is broadcast during the spring session of the Illinois General Assembly and fall veto session. The series also provides live coverage and legislative reaction to the Governor’s State of the State and Budget Message speeches.

About Illinois Lawmakers

A regular program on current events and issues in Illinois policy and politics, Illinois Lawmakers is produced in partnership by WSIU-TV Carbondale, WTVP-TV Peoria, and Illinois Public Media, Urbana.

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You can share a specific episode of Illinois Lawmakers from the WTVP video portal:

You can share a specific episode of Illinois Lawmakers from the WTVP video portal:

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