WJPF Morning Newswatch

David Yepsen 10-21-2014

David Yepsen, Director of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute, joins us to discuss new election polling numbers.

David Luechtefeld 10-21-2014

Republican State Sen. David Luecthefeld joins us to share his thoughts on the election.

Paul Schimpf 10-20-2014

Paul Schimpf, the Republican candidate running for Attorney General, joins us in-studio to discuss the campaign.

Jennifer Bishop-Jenkins 10-20-2014

Jennifer Bishop-Jenkins, director of Marsy’s Law for Illinois, joins us to talk about the Crime Victims’ Bill of Rights, aka “Marsy’s Law.” The question will appear on the ballot in November.

Jeff Biggers 10-17-2014

Jeff Biggers, author of Reckoning At Eagle Creek: The Secret Legacy of Coal in the Heartland, joins us to discuss his book.

Steve Vorhees 10-17-2014

Steve Vorhees, the Republican candidate for Jackson County Treasurer, joins us to discuss the campaign.

Randy Dunn 10-16-2014

SIU President Randy Dunn joins us to discuss Chancellor Sarvela’s cancer diagnosis, the Tyler Smithpeters situation and the difficulties of recruiting students locally, especially with the perception of crime in town.

Mike Bost 10-15-2014

State Rep. and Congressional Candidate Mike Bost joins us.

Dan Long 10-15-2014

Dan Long, executive director of the Illinois Council on Government Forecasting and Accountability, joins us ahead of his appearance tomorrow at Saluki Stadium with the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute.

Ron Ellis 10-14-2014

Republican Williamson County Commissioner Ron Ellis joins us to talk about his reelection campaign.