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217 Today: Republican candidate Regan Deering explains why she joined the competitive 13th congressional district race

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Today’s headlines:

  • An Illinois Republican lawmaker is trying to make bribery and intimidation by a public official a detainable offense.
  • People spent 60 percent more on sports wagers last year in Illinois than the year prior, but the state’s chief fiscal officer says it’s not a budget fix.
  • A coalition working to prevent gun violence in Champaign County officially launched this past weekend.
  • More than one hundred students marched across the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus on Sept. 23 to demand the university stop investing in companies that profit from fossil fuel production.

In today’s deep dive, we’ll hear from Regan Deering, a Republican candidate in Illinois’ 13th congressional district.

217 Today is produced by Sydney Wood. Reporting today contributed by Mawa Iqbal, Alex Degman, Emily Hays, Madison Holcomb and Harrison Malkin.

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Sydney Wood

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