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Steve Brown
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Length: 11:39

Illinois lawmakers are heading back to Springfield for the start of the spring session of the Illinois General Assembly, but last year’s record overtime has many bracing for a repeat performance. WSIU InFocus gets an insider’s view of the Statehouse scene when producer Jak Tichenor, host of public television’s Illinois Lawmakers series, talks with Steve Brown, press spokesman for Illinois House Speaker, Michael Madigan. Brown, an SIUC journalism graduate, is a veteran of the Springfield scene both as a reporter and political operative. For nearly 25 years, he has served as spokesman for Madigan, the longest serving Speaker in state history. Brown recently returned to his alma mater as a guest of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institut

Host: Jak Tichenor
Guest(s): Steve Brown
Topic keywords: Illinois Legislature
Link To video segment: Episode: 306