What Really Happens in Springfield

Jed is pulling back the curtain, giving you a front-row seat to your state government. It’s not pretty, but we can’t fix what we can’t identify, so buckle up and welcome to Springfield in 90 Seconds.

Are there unethical practices?

Do lawmakers read bills before voting?

Is there any hope for Illinois?

What happens after hours?

Why are some bills never called?

Lights, Camera, Action

Week 1: Introducing Videos
Week 2: Balancing Powers
Week 3: Forgetting Bills
Week 4: Improving Messages
Week 5: Manipulating Votes
Week 6: Missing Targets
Week 7: Setting Budgets
Week 8: Voting Shenanigans