If you let it, the seemingly unending stream of Illinois' woes that you see every single day in the news can really get you down. All the talk about budget fights and impasses, high crime and violence rates, high taxes, and the fact that we lead the nation in people who want to leave their state can make you forget about some of the things we can be proud of.
Jim Anderson -- Illinois Radio Network
Illinois’ state parks are being pitched on the basis of their economic benefit.
Everyone is fighting in Springfield to hold onto state funding, and advocates for parks are making their case with dollar figures...