Gov. JB Pritzker speaks about the SAFE-T Act, before signing the sweeping criminal justice reform bill into law at Chicago State University on Feb. 22, 2021. Ashlee Rezin / Chicago Sun-Times
At last count, nearly 200 state laws will take effect in Illinois on January 1. The new pieces of legislation impact everything from minimum wage, to cash bail, to access to HIV prevention drugs.
Reset breaks down the highlights with a WBEZ reporter.
GUEST: Alex Degman, WBEZ statehouse reporter