State Rep. & state Attorney General candidate Scott Drury,
Illinois General Assembly
January 11, 2018

Drury, Mariotti To Remain On Ballot For Attorney General

"Access to the ballot is a substantial right" argued Scott Drury's attorney, Casey Westover. It was the argument that was overall victorious in the hearing before the Illinois State Board of Elections Thursday, which claimed Drury should not be allowed on the ballot for Illinois attorney general due to a technicality with his statement of economic interest. 


Gov. Bruce Rauner and Illinois Senator Andy Manar
NPR Illinois
January 11, 2018

Reactions To Governor Rauner’s Education Veto; Chicago Companies At CES; Banned Books In Prisons

On the 21st: Governor Rauner vetoed a bill that would have paved the way for public schools to get funding under the state's new formula. We get reactions from superintendents, along with State Senator Andy Manar. Plus, we check in with three Chicago companies at the biggest tech conference of the year. But first, how and why do states ban certain books in their prisons?


Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy.
Illinois Dept. of Vetrans Affairs
January 10, 2018

McCann Calls On Rauner, Shah To Own Up To Legionnaires’ Crisis

Governor Bruce Rauner just ended a week-long stay at the Illinois Veteran’s Home in Quincy, the facility where 13 people have died from Legionnaires' Disease since 2015. Meanwhile, a downstate Republican lawmaker says the governor's response to the outbreak at the veteran's home has been inadequate.


Flickr/Krisztina.Konczos (CC BY-SA 2.0)
January 10, 2018

Getting Real About Postpartum; Testing For Drug-Impaired Driving; Funding And ‘Safety Net’ Hospitals

On the 21st: University of Illinois professor Kate Clancy joins us to talk about what's missing from our conversations about new moms, going back to work, and physical postpartum symptoms - and a Twitter thread she wrote on the subject that struck a chord with thousands. Plus, how law enforcement agencies are trying to test whether a driver is under the influence of drugs. But first, a major change in the way many medical centers receive public funding is making some hospitals worried.


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