The 217 Today Podcast

217 Today: Two incumbent Republicans face off in the primary for Illinois’ 15th Congressional District

Left: Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL), Right: Rep. Mary Miller (R-IL).

Left: Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL), Right: Rep. Mary Miller (R-IL). Provided

Thursday, May 19, 2022

Today's headlines:

  • Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker has signed a measure banning the sale and ownership of so-called “ghost guns.”

  • The nationwide shortage of infant formula affects food insecure families most because of state policy.

  • Early voting begins Thursday across the state for the primary election on June 28.

In today's deep dive, we’ll learn more about a primary matchup between two incumbent Republicans in the race for Illinois’ 15th Congressional District. 

217 Today is produced by Farrah Anderson. Reporting today contributed by Alex Degman, Emily Hays and The 21st show.