Podcasts

Podcasts

BEL-AIRE

Monday, August 4, 201408/04/2014

Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

What’s next for the Bel Aire Motel?

SCVB

Saturday, August 2, 201408/02/2014

Springfield Tourism Numbers Break Record for Third Year in a Row

In Weekend Newswatch Podcasts

Springfield tourism numbers up and breaking records for third straight year.

Springfield Business Journal

Saturday, August 2, 201408/02/2014

Springfield Business Journal Report

In Weekend Newswatch Podcasts

SBJ’s Michelle Higgenbotham joins WTAX’s Alex Degman discuss the current issue of the SBJ, including food trucks and fitness centers…

illinois times

Saturday, August 2, 201408/02/2014

Entertainment with The Illinois Times

In Weekend Newswatch Podcasts

Entertainment with The Illinois Times 08/02/14

cahnman

Friday, August 1, 201408/01/2014

Springfield Ward 5 Alderman Sam Cahnman

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Cahnman talks about ward maps and pensions.

Stuff the bus

Friday, August 1, 201408/01/2014

Stuff the Bus is This Weekend!

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Paul Wappel, Community Relations Director for Horace Mann, joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to talk about this weekend’s event to benefit Springfield School District 186.

davis

Friday, August 1, 201408/01/2014

Congressman Rodney Davis

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Davis joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to talk about his vote to sue the president, plus what *didn’t* get done ahead of the August recess.

municipalcenter

Thursday, July 31, 201407/31/2014

Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

McMenamin joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to talk about underfunded police and fire pension funds and his revised proposal to deal with both of those issues.

Congressman John Boehner,

Thursday, July 31, 201407/31/2014

U.S. House Votes to Sue President Obama

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

The House voted to sue the president due, in part, to the perception he’s overstepping his bounds and isn’t upholding the law.

Morning Newswatch

Wednesday, July 30, 201407/30/2014

Ward 1 Alderman Frank Edwards

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Ward 1 Alderman Frank Edwards about the city council meeting last night and decisions on PILOT funds, and the Bel Aire.

Recent Headlines

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City Council Candidates Propose Pillsbury Solution

4-1-15 Pillsbury

The two candidates for Ward Four alderman in Springfield disagree on how important it is to do something with the former Pillsbury plant.

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Springfield Aldermen Avoid Pension Fix

3-31-15 Springfield City Council

The Springfield City Council has essentially punted on eliminating a city retirement incentive that allows unused vacation and sick time to be counted toward their pension contribution.

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Girl Found, Jail Escapee Still Wanted

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A 15-year-old girl who was thought to be with a man who escaped from a Kankakee jail Wednesday morning after allegedly beating a jailer has been found.

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Davis Visits Clinton Power Plant, Talks Gifford Tornado

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The nuclear power plant at Clinton is an important economic engine for Downstate Illinois, says U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis.

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Illinois: 2,000 Legal for Medical Marijuana

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There are now officially 2,000 people in Illinois who will be allowed to use medical marijuana when it becomes available.

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Rauner, Kirk Criticize Indiana Religious Freedom Law

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner says Indiana's religious objections law may open the door to discriminatory behavior.