The 21st Show

Politics News Roundup - April 5, 2024


It's time for our weekly politics roundtable.

Rape crisis centers in Illinois have been struggling since losing millions of dollars in federal funding, according to a new report from the Chicago Tribune. Survivors aren't getting the care they need, and the workers feel stretched thin.

Farmers are also facing problems after the bridge collapse in Baltimore last week. We'll learn when it's likely that things will be up and running again. We'll also discuss the issue of federal aid to Ukraine, and what action Congress might take next week.


Jonathan Bullington

Senior Reporter, Chicago Tribune

Linda Kenyon

Illinois Public Media Washington Correspondent