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April 24, 2000 Contact:Bryant Payne (312) 355-2523; bpayne2@uic.edu



State Senator Lisa Madigan (D-Chicago) will discuss the future of Illinois and the educational challenges the state faces, followed by a question and answer session, as part of UIC's Future of Chicago public affairs series.


Tuesday, April 25
12:30 - 1:45 p.m.

Media availability after student Q & A session


John Paul II Catholic Student Center on UIC campus 700 S. Morgan St.


Madigan is also expected to discuss the following topics:
  • Her opinion on the Illinois First Program and its effect on the state
  • The impact of the changing infrastructure in Illinois
  • The future of government as it relates to young people
  • The role the Internet plays in public officials' accessibility
The Future of Chicago is an annual lecture program that promotes public debate on Chicago issues. It is organized by Dick Simpson, UIC professor of political science and former Chicago alderman, and Doug Gills, assistant professor in the college of urban planning and public affairs. UIC has hosted the public program since 1976.

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