Kevin Bessler reports on statewide issues in Illinois for the Center Square. He has over 30 years of experience in radio news reporting throughout the Midwest.
Lawmaker return to Springfield this week
(The Center Square) – Illinois lawmakers plan to take up a measure allowing municipalities to hold remote meetings at any time – pandemic or n…
(The Center Square) – Republicans are once again frustrated with the Democratic congressional boundary maps released on Friday, with one calli…
CDC seeking source of salmonella outbreak
(The Center Square) – Illinois music and entertainment venues that closed their doors due to the pandemic are now getting millions in grant mo…
(The Center Square) – As lawmakers haggle over President Joe Biden’s $3.5 trillion budget, a new poll shows opposition to the spending plan.
UAW members strike after failing to reach deal with Deere
(The Center Square) – With four straight months of record-breaking increases, some are wondering when home prices will stabilize.