217 Today: Insects hold our planet together — but they’re disappearing. A national study aims to learn more
November 8, 2023
- Illinois lawmakers are demanding to know how the Department of Employment Security will recoup money paid out through fraudulent unemployment claims.
- With just days left in the fall legislative session, Republican lawmakers are urging their Democratic colleagues to preserve the Invest in Kids Act.
- Illinois lawmakers ordered an audit of the state-run healthcare programs covering undocumented residents.
- University of Illinois Police have requested almost a million dollars in federal funding to open a Real Time Crime Center.
In today's deep dive, we’ll learn about a new study that aims to understand insect trends across North America.
217 Today is produced by Stephanie Mosqueda. Reporting contributed by Alex Degman, Mawa Iqbal, Farrah Anderson and Teresa Homsi.