Illinois Channel

  • Access State Government & Public Affairs Issues

Through video streaming, the Illinois Channel allows citizens to watch state government acting on issues and gives teachers access to programs on state government and public affairs issues for their classrooms.

Available Programming


Programming on the Illinois Channel includes:
  • Illinois issues and congressional delegation in Washington, D.C.
  • Press conferences
  • Public policy events taking place across Illinois
  • Unedited coverage of legislative committee hearings
  • Unedited coverage of the executive and judicial branches of state government
Topics for the week of October 20, 2019:
  • Our review of the costs and deficits within the City of Chicago budget and examine the potential costs of settling the Chicago Teachers Strike
  • From the City Club of Chicago -- "Advance Illinois" releases it's annual report on the State of Education in Illinois
  • Our One on One interview with Sec of State Jesse White, as he shares some of the key moments in his life, his personal experience of segregation in Alabama, his knowing MLK, and how he almost became a professional baseball player with the Cubs -- but for his being drafted into the US Army