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217 Today: Champaign County’s League of Women Voters calls for the end of the county executive position

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Today’s headlines:

  • Former President Trump’s downtown Chicago skyscraper is part of a sweeping fraud lawsuit brought by New York’s attorney general.
  • A central Illinois mayor says Chicago is reaching out to other cities across Illinois for help as it deals with immigrants bused in by red-state Governors.
  • We fact check claims from the Illinois GOP about the SAFE-T Act, which goes into law on January 1, 2023.

In today’s deep dive, we’ll find out why the Champaign County League of Women Voters wants to eliminate the office of county executive after just four years.

217 Today is produced by Sydney Wood. Reporting today contributed by Dave McKinney, Eric Stock and Harrison Malkin.

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Sydney Wood

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