WJPF Morning Newswatch

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Proposed Expansion Of Walkers Bluff

Cynde Bunch and Emily Burke join Tom Miller on NewsRadio WJPF, as they discuss the future expansion and possible addition of gaming at Walkers Bluff.

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Dave Luechtefeld 05-31-2016

State Senator Dave Luechtefeld spoke with Tom Miller this morning to talk about the impending deadline of the spring legislative session for the state budget and the speculation whether the Senate will pass the budget sent by

State Representative Terri Bryant (R-Murphysboro)

Terri Bryant 05-31-2016

With the deadline for spring legislative session looming, Illinois Representative Terri Bryant spoke with Tom Miller about the status of a budget being passed and her stance on the budget legislation sent by the House last week.

IL State Rep. John Bradley (D-Marion)

John Bradley 05-27-2016

State Representative John Bradley is one of the many lawmakers who voted ‘yes’ on the budget legislation sent by the House. He spoke with Tom Miller this morning about the spending bill.

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Gary Forby 05-26-2016

With less than a week away from the end of the legislative session, Senator Gary Forby spoke with Leigh Caldwell of WJPF to discuss what he has been experiencing in Springfield the past couple of weeks and

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Ron Ellis 05-26-2016

Williamson County Commissioner Ron Ellis spoke with Leigh Caldwell of WJPF to continue the discussion regarding the property tax formula on farmland, as well as the HerrinFesta Italiana.

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Mike Henry 05-25-2016

Carbondale Mayor Mike Henry joined Tom Miller in the studio to discuss lighter topics regarding the city, including the upcoming Memorial Day ceremony at Woodlawn Cemetery. Over 100 years ago, this ceremony was one of the first in

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Brandon Phelps 05-25-2016

State Representative Brandon Phelps spoke with Tom Miller about the many pieces of legislation being proposed and passed, while lawmakers are working to reach a bipartisan agreement on a state budget before the legislative session ends.

State Representative Terri Bryant (R-Murphysboro)

Terri Bryant 05-23-2016

State Representative Terri Bryant spoke with Tom Miller this morning to discuss the issues regarding the state budget and its impending deadline, as well as the various reviews on the proposals for K-12 funding and the spending bills

IL State Rep. John Bradley (D-Marion)

John Bradley 05-23-2016

State Representative John Bradley spoke with Tom Miller about the tax increase proposals, Rauner’s turnaround agenda, and the increasing pressure on lawmakers to get a budget in place before the May 31 deadline.