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With a new Speaker of the House for the Illinois General Assembly, Representative Brad Halbrook talked a little about the mood in the General Assembly and how things have been under new Speaker of the House Chris Welch saying that while the general thought was things were going to stay the same there has been a little bit of change. 



Representative Halbrook says that one big focus that Legislators have been discussing is energy. 



Natural gas is expected to be eliminated by 2045 and Representative Halbrook says that’s a problem.



Representative Halbrook says that coal and nuclear energy are the lowest cost to prevent brownouts and other problems.


Representative Halbrook appeared as a guest on the WTIM Morning Show live from our studios in downtown Shelbyville.

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