Patrick Yeagle

pyeagle@illinoistimes.com

Bio:

Patrick Yeagle started writing for Illinois Times in September 2009. Originally from Farmer City, Ill., he graduated from Northern Illinois University in 2008 with a bachelor's degree in political science and a second major in journalism. He then graduated from the University of Illinois-Springfield in 2009 with a Master's degree from the Public Affairs Reporting program. In addition to Illinois Times, his work has appeared in the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, the Peoria Journal-Star, the Northern Star, the Parkland Prospectus and other publications. Yeagle writes about state government, the environment, energy, healthcare, elections, education, community issues, and more. He enjoys taking photos of news events, cityscapes, very small objects and wildlife. He enjoys running and has completed a marathon, three half-marathons, a 198-mile relay race and several shorter races. Other hobbies include cooking, gardening, making music and outdoor activities.

Latest Articles by Patrick Yeagle

» End of the road for Illiana?» Nuclear 'bailout' bill could subsidize coal» Running out of time» Medicaid fraud a $30 billion industry» Trading places» Madigan sticks to the facts, but lacks some context» Feds say state home care rule may violate law» Gambling explosion» From green to well-being» Why voters are so angry» Poverty decreased slightly in 2015» Crime kept dropping after death penalty abolished» Trouble tracking children» Springfield business wins copyright claim» CWLP seeks renewed Dallman permit