217 Today: How Census data can address health disparities in Illinois
December 6, 2023
- Every child under the age of five in Illinois will soon be able to receive a free book every month in the mail thanks to a between the state and the Dolly Parton Imagination Library.
- Governor J.B. Pritzker says Illinois has lots more Electric Vehicle business opportunities.
- Several people walked out of the Urbana City Council meeting Monday night during a presentation by Urbana Police Chief Larry Boone.
- The Fighting Illini men’s basketball team defeated the Florida Atlantic Owls last night at Madison Square Garden, 98 to 89.
In today's deep dive, we’ll listen to a conversation with Census Bureau Director Robert Santos about how census data can address health disparities in Illinois.
217 Today is produced by Stephanie Mosqueda. Reporting contributed by Adora Namigadde, Charlie Schlenker, Farrah Anderson, Colin Hislope and Melissa Ellin.