Greg Bishop

Greg Bishop reports on Illinois government and other issues for The Center Square. Bishop has years of award-winning broadcast experience and hosts the WMAY Morning Newsfeed out of Springfield.

Culture
Illinois seeks to expand ‘gender-affirming care’ national group says is harmful to kids

(The Center Square) – An Illinois state agency is launching a statewide initiative it says “supports and expands gender-affirming care,” but a national pediatric group says that’s the wrong approach… Read More

June 11, 2024
Legislation
Teacher stipend bill with possible $68 million taxpayer cost advances

(The Center Square) – As Illinois grapples with a possible $800 million budget deficit, a measure that could have a taxpayer price tag of an additional $68 million for student… Read More

May 15, 2024
Legislation
Illinois measure would make parents abusers for denying sex changes for their kids

(The Center Square) – A parents’ rights group is pushing back against a proposed Illinois bill equating denying children things like puberty blockers to child abuse. State Rep. Anne Stava-Murray,… Read More

February 15, 2024
Legislation
Legislator urges Illinois’ school choice program be reinstated

(The Center Square) – News around schools aiming to close if Illinois legislators do not reauthorize a privately funded school choice scholarship program has some urging for swift action on… Read More

February 12, 2024
Legislation
Families push to extend Illinois’ school choice program at start of veto session

(The Center Square) – As members of each party lay out their priorities with the start of fall veto session at the Illinois statehouse, scores of school kids benefiting from… Read More

October 25, 2023