I started an internship with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Monday from the paper’s Springfield, Ill. bureau. Run by one reporter who’s been there for years, the bureau exists primarily for readers in southern Illinois that prefer the Post-Dispatch to their home state’s publications (or in addition to).

I’ll be posting links to my work here and you can also read it on the P-D’s political blog: Political Fix

UPDATE: My first article “Crises await Illinois lawmakers,” previews the 3-day session beginning Tuesday. I made it onto the Post-Dispatch’s front page (happy dance) and front page of the Web site stltoday.com this morning. I didn’t catch a screenshot of that fast enough – but the story is still lead on the “Illinois news” page: