217 Today: Illinois Congressman Eric Sorensen is ‘optimistic’ Congress can pass a new farm bill
Wednesday, February 22, 2023
- Governor J.B. Pritzker is joining 19 other Democratic governors in launching what they say is a non-partisan coalition to protect and expand reproductive rights.
- Remote work may offer rural America an opportunity to draw new residents who otherwise might not consider living there.
- During his state of the state address, Governor J.B. Pritzker proposed $20 million to increase grocery store access.
- New leadership is coming to Urbana High School.
In today's deep dive, we’ll hear from new Illinois congressman Eric Sorensen, who will talk about the chances of getting a new farm bill passed by September.
217 Today is produced by Sydney Wood. Reporting today contributed by Camryn Cutinello, Tim Shelley, Sarah Nardi, Emily Hays and Eric Stock.