Ready Set Gov
By Better Government Association
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Give us 20 minutes and we’ll give you the past, present, and potential future of a crucial issue for the people of Illinois. From Rockford to Rogers Park, Centralia to Carbondale, our goal is to empower you with the best, nonpartisan, politics-free information so you can connect with your democracy with confidence. This podcast is a production of the Better Government Association's Policy & Civic Engagement department.
||Clean[SPECIAL EPISODE] #MeToo Hits Illinois Government||The #MeToo movement now has touched both the poli…||2/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCrash Course in Illinois Taxes w/ David Merriman, UIC Economic Policy Professor||Illinois has so many different ways to tax its ci…||1/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBroken City w/ Jamie Kalven of the Invisible Institute||We talk about policing, violence, and justice in …||1/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe ABC’s of School Funding w/ Linda Lenz, veteran Chicago education writer||A bipartisan school funding bill passed last summ…||1/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Great for beginners
I just recently moved to Chicago and want to get more civically involved but it’s so hard to learn about the complicated issues facing Illinois today. Ready Set Gov makes it easy for me to catch up on these issues and hear from local experts. Thanks to the BGA, I’ll be up to speed in no time flat!
The go to for IL policy issues
Ready Set Gov provides a detailed and nuanced explanation of contemporary and relevant policy issues facing Illinois. Anyone wanting to become better informed about the state should definitely check out this podcast.
Come On Feel the Illinoise
Disclosure: I'm a Better Government Association reporter.
That said, our new BGA podcast is a quick, easily digestible breakdown of the most important news and political events in Illinois. Take a listen.