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WSIU-TV kicks off a six-part series of interviews with candidates for U.S. Congress and the Illinois General Assembly this Friday with an extended conversation with incumbent Sen. David Luechtefeld (R-Okawville) and challenger Jeremy Walker (D-Redbud). The candidates respond to a wide range of questions addressing the Illinois budget crisis, tax policies, education funding, and job creation in the southwest Illinois Senate district, among others.
Illinois Lawmakers Statehouse correspondent and WSIU-TV senior producer Jak Tichenor co-hosts with panelists Jennifer Fuller of WSIU Radio and Rob Crow of the Southern Illinoisan newspaper.
WSIU Radio will air excerpts from this candidate interview on Friday, October 22 at 8:30am & 5:29pm.
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Host: Jak Tichenor, Jennifer Fuller, Rob Crow
Guest(s): Dave Luechtefeld, Jeremy Walker
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