The 21st Show

The 21st—Tuesday, March 10, 2020


Illinois Public Media

With the coronavirus continuing to spread across the United States … people are being told to stay home if they feel sick.  But what about people who don’t have any paid sick days to use? We’ll discuss the health and economic costs of not offering paid sick leave.

Plus, with Illinois’ primary election just one week away, we took a look at the primary races in the state’s 15th Congressional District and 17th Congressional District. 

And, a conversation with the most recent Illinois Poet Laureate, Kevin Stein, and the city of Aurora’s first Poet Laureate, Karen Fullet-Christensen. 

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