217 Today: Vertical farming provides year-round produce but with a larger carbon footprint

Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022 Today’s headlines: Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker says the statewide indoor mask mandate is ending on Feb, 28 in most places. Masks will still be required on public transportation, in hospitals and in K-12 schools. Illinois Republicans aren’t happy the governor plans on February 28th to lift the statewide indoor mask mandate […]

Pritzker appears in Champaign with students to promote MAP grant increase

The governor stands at a podium, flanked by two students and an elderly man.

CHAMPAIGN — Governor J.B. Pritzker visited the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus on Wednesday to promote an increase in student financial aid in his proposed budget for fiscal year 2023. Pritzker highlighted his plan to send a total of $601 million to the state’s Monetary Award Program to help low-income college students with tuition and […]