WJPF Morning Newswatch

John Mize 10-06-2014

John Mize, a landlord in West Frankfort pushing the question regarding Home Rule in West Frankfrot, joins us to discuss his opposition to Home Rule and why he feels people should vote ‘Yes’ on the ballot question

John Shimkus 10-03-2014

Republican Congressman John Shimkus joins us to discuss issues like ISIS, coal production in the U.S. and immigration. He also answered a view questions from listeners over the phone.

Amanda Barnes 10-03-2014

Incumbent Republican Amanda Barnes joins us to discuss the race for Williamson County Clerk.

Liz Lively 10-02-2014

Liz Lively, the Democratic candidate for Williamson County Clerk and current Herrin Chamber of Commerce Director, joins us to discuss her campaign.

Dr. Michael Dreith 10-02-2014

John A. Logan College President Michael Dreith joins us to talk about the recent Hunting and Fishing Days, the recent order for the college to pay back $1.7 million and what that means for the future of

David Luechtefeld 10-01-2014

Republican State Sen. David Luechtefeld joins us to discuss potential changes to the school funding formula in Illinois.

Doug Whitley 10-01-2014

Former President and CEO of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce Doug Whitley joins us ahead of a speaking engagement at SIU’s Paul Simon Public Policy Institute on Friday.

Tom Jordan 09-30-2014

West Frankfort Mayor Tom Jordan joins us to discuss the home rule ballot question in West Frankfort from the perspective of someone in favor of home rule.

Tom Cross 09-30-2014

Republican State Rep. and candidate for Treasurer Tom Cross joins us to discuss the campaign.

Wayne Woolsey, Vic Ritter 09-29-2014

Wayne Woolsey of Woolsey Energy and Herrin Mayor Vic Ritter join us to discuss fracking.