News Around Illinois — Sept. 8

A Chicago Group Uses Billboards To Highlight That Abortion Is Covered By Medicaid In Illinois The Chicago Abortion Fund is funding billboards in Champaign, Peoria and the Chicago suburbs to remind the public that abortion is covered under Medicaid in Illinois. Two years ago, former Gov. Bruce Rauner overturned the Hyde Amendment, which bans most […]

Democrat Erika Weaver Wants To Be Advocate For 15th Congressional District

Erika Weaver is a Democrat running for Congress in Illinois’ Republican-leaning 15th Congressional District. Weaver is an attorney with the Coles County Public Defender’s office and a member of her school board in Mattoon. And she says she wants to be her district’s advocate in Congress. “I entered this race because I really want us […]