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217 Today: A glitch in the Affordable Care Act led one family to file for divorce to get health insurance

Monday, May 23, 2022

Today’s headlines:

  • The Illinois Prisoner Review Board will have its first parole hearing in months next week after state senators rejected two nominees to the board and a third resigned.
  • Early voting is underway in Illinois until the June 28 primary.
  • The Champaign County History Museum observed its 50th anniversary since its founding in 1972 on Sunday.
  • COVID-19 community levels in Champaign County and much of Illinois continue to rise.

In today’s deep dive, we’ll learn about efforts to fix the so-called “family glitch” in the Affordable Care Act. 

217 Today is produced by Farrah Anderson. Reporting today contributed by Caroline Kubzansky, Harrison Malkin, Sydney Wood, and the Tradeoffs podcast.

Farrah Anderson

Farrah Anderson

Farrah Anderson is a Sophomore studying journalism at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Aside from working as an intern with WILL, she is an investigative reporter and editor at The Daily Illini. Farrah started reporting for the Commercial-News and the News-Gazette while in high school in Danville, Illinois.

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