217 Today: Wednesday April 28, 2021
Wednesday April 28, 2021
Gov. JB Pritzker has signed a massive healthcare law pushed by the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus.
Elsewhere, the governor appears to be walking away from a campaign promise about how Illinois' new legislative maps should be drawn.
A bill to create a permanent advisory council to study the Mahomet Aquifer is moving through the Illinois General Assembly.
Public health officials in Champaign-Urbana reported 39 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday. The number of active cases fell to 409, but the death toll rose by two to 144.
In today's deep dive, a look at the challenges in connecting with LGBTQ+ youth who need help during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Reporting today contributed by Derek Cantu, Jim Meadows, and Carolina Garibay.