Andrew Hensel

Andrew Hensel has years of experience as a reporter and pre-game host for the Joliet Slammers, and as a producer for the Windy City Bulls. A graduate of Iowa Wesleyan University and Illinois Media…

Former lawmaker seeking parental rights question for Illinois’ November ballot

(The Center Square) – A former state legislator has formed a group that is launching a statewide effort to put parents’ rights on Illinois’ November 2024 ballot. The … Read More

January 19, 2024
Victory for pro-life group in pregnancy center lawsuit

(The Center Square) – The Thomas More Society is declaring victory after a U.S. District Court shut down Illinois’ pregnancy center law. The lawsuit centered around Senate Bill 1909, which… Read More

December 13, 2023
Chicago mayor pushes for fully elected school board

(The Center Square) – Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson says he continues his push for democracy on the Chicago School board, even though lawmakers didn’t pass legislation during their most recent… Read More

November 15, 2023
Pritzker will sign Invest in Kids extension but details up to legislators

(The Center Square) – Gov. J.B. Pritzker said he will support extending the Invest in Kids school choice scholarship program that expires at the end of the year, but it’s… Read More

October 20, 2023
Public Education
Chicago Public Schools seek taxpayer funds to renovate nearly empty schools

(The Center Square) – A report shows that Chicago Public Schools are seeking about $14 billion to renovate their schools. With one-third of the schools less than half full, alternatives are… Read More

October 17, 2023