Many state lawmakers fear coming up with a budget will be so very difficult in an election year. One candidate for Governor is not worried. Hear State Senator Daniel Biss talk about the state of the state and a way forward. Plus, cold weather is great for gardeners in its time and place. Governor Rauner quoted Lincoln in his State of the State Speech, but it wasn’t Lincoln. And Jon Norton has the music of the Brazillionaires as they prepare for a gig with the Peoria Symphony.