|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
Governor’s Budget Address carried live on WUIS
February 8, 2006
SPRINGFIELD – Public Radio WUIS 91.9 FM will broadcast Governor Rod Blagojevich’s annual Budget Address before a joint session of the Illinois general assembly live, in its entirety, beginning at noon on Wednesday, February 15.
The station’s analysis of the speech will be hosted by WUIS News Director Rich Bradley and Statehouse Bureau Chief Sean Crawford and will feature Charles Wheeler, director of UIS’ Public Affairs Reporting program. Wheeler also holds a joint appointment in the Institute for Legislative Studies at UIS.
The station will re-broadcast the Governor’s address at 8 p.m.; the speech and analysis will also be available through the station’s live streaming service at www.wuis.org.
This special coverage is made possible by support from Private Banking Centre in Springfield.
Known for its award-winning coverage of state government news, WUIS sends daily reports via its Statehouse Bureau from the Capitol to public radio stations statewide through the Illinois Public Radio Network.WUIS-WIPA is listener-supported public radio broadcast from the University of Illinois at Springfield. WUIS’ mission is to satisfy a curious, societally engaged audience through programming and community outreach. For more information or for the complete program schedule, go to www.wuis.org.
|The University of Illinois at Springfield, one of three U of I campuses, is a small, public liberal arts university that offers 42 degree programs – 21 bachelor’s, 20 master’s, and the Doctorate of Public Administration. UIS has a special mission in public affairs and service and is known for extraordinary internships, a wireless campus, extensive online offerings, and a commitment to teaching.|
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