The show begins with our weekly spin through the national politics, including upcoming presidential primary contests in five states, including Pennsylvania.
Rick also talks about the Game 6 win for the mighty Blackhawks.
Then, Tony Arnold, the political reporter for WBEZ-FM in Chicago joins us in studio. They discuss the week that was in Springfield and Chicago politics.
After that, Republican state Sen. Matt Murphy from Palatine, the deputy GOP leader in the chamber, stops by to chat about how Springfield dealt with emergency stop-gap short-term funding rescue for higher education.
Last, Deputy Democratic leader of the House, state Rep. Lou Lang of Skokie, about his proposal for a graduated income tax and what comes next in the high-stakes budget battle in Springfield.