Illinois Rising Radio

Illinois Rising is your weekend home for insight, analysis and policy solutions you won’t hear anywhere else.

AM 560’s Dan Proft and experts from the Illinois Policy Institute break down the pressing political and policy issues affecting our state, and bring you the truth you need.

If you’re tired of the spin from the political class, you’ll want to tune in to AM560 every Sunday at 3 p.m. to hear Dan and the Illinois Policy Institute provide the most honest commentary anywhere on state politics and policy.

Episode 35: Crisis in higher ed

March 6, 2016

MAP grants, criminal-justice reform, the legality of the Chicago Teachers' Union's strike threats, Madigan and Rauner's rhetoric battle

Episode 34: Trumped

February 28, 2016

Presidential politics in Illinois, charter schools in Chicago, Madigan's primary.

Episode 30: State of the State

January 31, 2016

Reactions to the State of the State address, eminent domain abuse, Illinois’ unfair campaign finance laws.