Reset checks in with Rep. Jan Schakowsky as she leads to charge improve access to abortion care.
Power-company executives looked to add “context” to accounts of their Springfield bribery scandal at a meeting with Illinois utilities regulators Wednesday.
Former Vice President Joe Biden is expected to announce his running mate as early as Saturday.
The new restrictions on youth sports come as Gov. JB Pritzker pointed to coronavirus outbreaks linked to youth sports and the Miami Marlins.
The struggling hospital was one of four that had hoped to merge, but failed in its attempt to get money from the state to do so.
As Extra Money For Gig Workers Expires, Delays In Illinois Mean Some May Still Be Waiting For Checks
With Congress debating whether to extend extra unemployment benefits, some in Illinois may still be waiting for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance from the government’s first round of help.
The Senate Majority Leader has announced what is nominally the Republican proposal for the next phase of coronavirus relief, but members of his own party are feeling uncertain about the cost. The plan also includes money for a new FBI headquarters in downtown DC, a priority for the president that lacks wide support in Congress.This episode: congressional correspondent Susan Davis, congressional reporter Claudia Grisales, and White House reporter Ayesha Rascoe.Connect:Subscribe to the NPR Politics Podcast here.Email the show at firstname.lastname@example.org.Join the NPR Politics Podcast Facebook Group.Listen to our playlist The NPR Politics Daily Workout.Subscribe to the NPR Politics Newsletter.Find and support your local public radio station.
The daughter-in-law of a key figure in the Springfield scandal plans to lead Wednesday’s “ethics reforms” meeting with power-company executives.
The decision comes as Senate Republicans try to make cuts to unemployment benefits.
You may want rethink those vacation plans to Lake Geneva or the Wisconsin Dells, Chicago public health officials warn.