In the Tri States
12:09 pm
Fri April 2, 2010

In The Tri States - March 2010

The Tri States – A look back at the top stories and features from the Tri States Public Radio news department from March 2010.

Congress approved a historic health care reform bill in March. The measure was quickly signed into law by President Barack Obama, but the partisan bickering over it continues.

Also during the month, fire destroyed a couple buildings on Macomb's courthouse square, Illinois State Representative Rich Myers (R-Colchester) revealed he has prostate cancer, and Iowa lawmakers wrapped up their session more than 20 days early.

Illinois' governor revealed his budget plan and a group in Missouri continued its quest to find new ways of funding the state's transportation system.

Jason Parrott took an in-depth look at Keokuk's underground brick arches, Alex Degman told us new life is being breathed into the Carl Sandburg Children's Choir, and James Ruppert explained how Facebook can be like a scrapbook - which is not always a good thing.