Thursday, July 1, 2021
Illinois’ senior-most judicial authority says Springfield Democrats’ efforts to re-draw the state’s judicial district boundaries for the first time in 60 years could interfere with a major law aimed at criminal justice reform.
A portion of Illinois’ recreational cannabis revenues goes into the R-3 program, which aims to reinvest in communities disproportionately impacted by the War on Drugs.
Urbana’s two hospitals are strongly encouraging – but not requiring – their employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
The Illinois Department of Public Health reports that 388 doses ofCOVID-19 vaccines were administered yesterday Tuesday in Champaign County. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered is currently 596.
In today’s deep dive, the Centers for Disease Control and World Health Organization have issued conflicting guidance for mask-wearing among people vaccinated against COVID-19. We hear from a psychology professor about how people are dealing with that conflict.
Reporting today contributed by Hannah Meisel, Dana Vollmer, Vivian La and Yvonne Boose.