State Senator Andy Manar on SB1; Bed Bugs In Central Illinois; State Fair Eating Competitions

August 11, 2017
State Senator Andy Manar speaks at the podium at Urbana High School alongside Urbana School District Superintendent. Don Owen and State Senator Scott Bennett.

State Senator Andy Manar speaks at the podium at Urbana High School alongside Urbana School Dis. Supt. Don Owen and State Senator Scott Bennett.

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On the 21st: Illinois missed its first payment to K-12 schools yesterday because Democrats and Republicans can't agree on how to divide up that money. State Senator Andy Manar, the chief architect of the school funding bill SB1, weighs in on what comes next. Plus, we learn what's being done to address bedbug problems in central Illinois, and discuss a new eating competition at the state fair.