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August 24, 2023 | CapitolView

Fred Martino and Sue Scherer
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Anchor Fred Martino talks with Rep. Sue Scherer (D), Illinois House District 96.

In this episode of CapitolView: Fred Martino speaks with Rep. Sue Scherer (D), Illinois House District 96. They discuss a variety of issues, including the increase in state education spending and efforts to increase health insurance company transparency and accountability. Plus: analysis on a variety of stories, including a challenge to the Illinois ban on advertising for some firearms and Governor JB Pritzker’s veto of a bill that would have allowed an expansion of nuclear power in the state.

Anchor Fred Martino talks with Rep. Sue Scherer (D), Illinois House District 96. Analysis from Jeremy Gorner of the Chicago Tribune and Charlie Wheeler- Emeritus Director, Public Affairs Reporting Program-University of IL Springfield.

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