Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza will join SIU's Paul Simon Public Policy Institute for a virtual conversation at 10 a.m. June 4. She will discuss the work of the state comptroller’s office and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Illinois’ fiscal situation.
A group of Southern Illinois University students have written memorandums to President Joe Biden, outlining for him what they understand about being a statesman and suggesting ways to bring the quality back to U.S. politics.
John Gaddis – a historian, professor and Pulitzer Prize-winning author – will join Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Paul Simon Public Policy Institute for a virtual discussion at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 25.
The Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University Carbondale will host a virtual conversation with Julie Moore Wolfe, the mayor of Decatur, Illinois, on Wednesday, May 12.
Illinois' congressional Republicans appear to have the most at stake as Democrats seek to at least maintain the 13 seats they currently hold.
Illinois Poet Laureate Angela Jackson will discuss her writing and her vision of Illinois in a virtual conversation next week hosted by the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
Historian Elizabeth Hinton, a professor at Yale University, will discuss her research on poverty, racial inequality and urban unrest in the United States during a discussion this week.
Dick Durbin's position as an experienced leader in the party that is about to take control of what issues will be considered by the U.S. Senate can't help but benefit Illinois, and his respectful demeanor could bring more civility to Washington, D.C., political observers say.
The Paul Simon Public Policy Institute and former Gov. Jim Edgar are teaming up to create a new annual award in Illinois to recognize statesmanship.
John Shaw, who is employed as Director in the department of Paul Simon Public Policy Institute-SIUC, earns a yearly salary of $161,616. Shaw w…
CARBONDALE — The chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times will visit Southern Illinois University Carbondale early next week to s…