Thursday, April 7, 2022
- Illinois House Democrats are out with their budget proposal for the next fiscal year. It suggests putting more toward tax breaks and public safety than the governor wanted –nearly $1.4 billion instead of $1 billion.
- Illinois’ Prisoner Review Board is operating with only six of its 15 seats filled.
- The Champaign County Audubon Society has started taking local residents out into nature to bird-watch.
In today’s deep dive, we’ll look back at a longtime staple in the WILL-AM lineup … the Focus 580 talk show — for WILL’s 100th anniversary.
217 Today is produced by Farrah Anderson. Reporting today contributed by Alex Degman, Emily Hays, Eva Bein and Jim Meadows.