217 Today: Substandard housing in Champaign has left residents displaced and sick
Thursday, April 27, 2023
- After a year of bargaining - and a six day strike - faculty and staff at Eastern Illinois University have overwhelmingly ratified a new contract.
- Jurors in the Commonwealth Edison bribery trial of four former executives and lobbyists are asking questions during their first full day of deliberations.
- Democratic State Representative Sonya Harper is spearheading a slew of measures aimed at supporting Black farmers in Illinois.
- An Illinois bill that would allow patients to sue crisis pregnancy centers if they felt misled from seeking abortion care is one step closer to the Governor’s Desk.
In today's deep dive, we’ll learn more about what residents in Champaign have done after over 400 apartment units were condemned last year.
Reporting today contributed by Emily Hays, Dave McKinney, Mawa Iqbal and Sydney Wood.