217 Today: Migrants seek asylum in Chicago, causing debates over resources

Friday, June 2, 2023 Today’s headlines:  The proposed Illinois budget next year does not include money to replace stolen food benefits. Governor J.B. Pritzker says he’s ready to sign a reauthorization bill for Illinois’ Invest In Kids program — if it comes to his desk. The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency issued an alert that the air […]

217 Today: Illinois lawmakers send a budget and a batch of bills to the Governor

Thursday, June 1, 2023  Today’s headlines:  The House of Representatives passed a bill to raise the nation’s debt ceiling, but Republicans in Illinois’ congressional delegation were against it. Advocates rallied at the Joliet Diocese Wednesday after a report revealed the Catholic Church in Illinois did not disclose hundreds of clergy members credibly accused of sexual abuse. […]