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The Capitol Connection
The College of Public Affairs and Education and the Center for State Policy and Leadership, University of Illinois Springfield

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  • PAR: Real journalism experience and a master’s degree without a huge student loan

    A PAR student completing an interview at the Illinois State Capitol

    Grace Barbic reported from the Illinois Capitol in 2021 during her news internship with Capitol News Illinois, a wire service that provides state government coverage to newspapers throughout the state. (UIS photo)