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Thursday, July 29, 2021

​Governor signs package of affording housing legislation.

Soundbite:  Governor JB Pritzker, Rep. Will Guzzardi

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker signs affordable housing legislation.  Audio also includes VOA of Illinois President/CEO Nancy Hughes Moyer, IHDA Deputy Executive Director Karen Davis, Sen. Mattie Hunter, Rep. Will Guzzardi, Sen. Mike Hastings, Rep. Barbara Hernandez, Housing Action IL Policy Director Bob Palmer and more.  Video is also available.

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Wednesday, July 28, 2021

​Governor announces $200 million investment to strengthen the state's early childhood workforce.

Soundbite:  Sen. Cristina Pacione-Zayas, IBHE Exec. Director Ginger Ostro

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​Governor JB Pritzker says that schools could potentially be held liable if they don't follow recommended masking protocols.

Soundbite:  Governor JB Pritzker

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker signs legislation strengthening access to child care and announces investment in the early childhood workforce.   Audio also includes Metropolitan Family Services Learning and Wellness Center President Ricardo Estrada, Sen. Cristina Pacione-Zayas, Rep. Katie Stuart, IBHE Executive Director Ginger Ostro and more.  Video is also available.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Q & A w/Governor JB Pritzker.

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​Masks required for all employees and visitors at Secretary of State Driver's Services facilities and the State Capitol.

Soundbite:  SOS Spokesperson Henry Haupt 

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​Governor signs legislation to let special education students turning 23 finish out the school year.

Soundbite:  Governor JB Pritzker, Rep. Fran Hurley  

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker signs legislation to increase opportunities for students with special needs.  Audio also includes Southside Occupational Academy Principal Joshua Long, Sen. Bill Cunningham, Rep. Fran Hurley and more.  Video is also available.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Q & A w/Governor JB Pritzker.

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Tuesday, July 27, 2021

IDPH fully aligns with new CDC masking recommendations.

Soundbite:  Governor JB Pritzker

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​Governor JB Pritzker signs package of bills to support the LGBTQ+ community.

Soundbite:  Governor JB Pritzker, Rep. Ann Williams

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker signs package of legislation advancing the rights of the LGBTQ+ community in IL.  Audio also includes Lt. Governor Juliana Stratton, Howard Brown Health's Channyn Lynne Parker, Robert Peters, Rep. Carol Ammons, Rep. Margaret Croke, Sen. Laura Fine, Rep. Ann Williams, Sen. Sara Feigenholtz and AIDS Foundation of Chicago's Tim Jackson.  Video is also available.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Q & A w/Governor JB Pritzker.

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Monday, July 26, 2021

​Weekly Crop Report.

Soundbite:  Crop Statistician Mark Schleusener

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​Preventing violence in the workplace.

Soundbite:  IDOL Asst. Director Jason Keller

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Friday, July 23, 2021

​IDPH Director has some advice for those recently diagnosed with COVID-19.  

Soundbite:  IDPH Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike

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​Nearly 8,000 new/probable cases of COVID-19 reported in IL over the past week.

Soundbite:  IDPH Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike

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​The state's top public health doctor says we are now in a pandemic of the unvaccinated.

Soundbite:  IDPH Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike

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​While much of the state has seen plenty of rain, drought conditions persist in far Northern IL.

Soundbite:  State Climatologist Trent Ford

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Thursday, July 22, 2021

​Nearly 2,000 new COVID-19 cases reported today in IL, the highest daily total since early May.

Soundbite:  Governor JB Pritzker

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​New law expands access to telehealth care.

Soundbite:  Sen. Napoleon Harris, Governor JB Pritzker

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker signs telehealth bill.  Audio also includes Sen. Napoleon Harris, Rep. Thaddeus Jones and more.  Video is also available.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Q & A w/Governor JB Pritzker.

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​New law lets pharmacists issue birth control.

Soundbite:  Sen. Melinda Bush, Gov. JB Pritzker

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker signs bill to expand access to contraceptives in Illinois.  Audio also includes UIC College of Pharmacy Dean Glen Schumock, Rep. Michelle Mussman, Sen. Melinda Bush and more.  Video is also available.

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Wednesday, July 21, 2021

​IDOL reminding employers they need to prominently display health and safety posters in the workplace.

Soundbite:  IDOL Asst. Director Jason Keller

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Tuesday, July 20, 2021

​Governor calls on Congress to repay the IL National Guard for mission in D-C earlier this year.

Soundbite:  IL Adjutant General Richard Neely

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​State Fire Marshal's Office stresses water safety for kids.

Soundbite:  OSFM Spokesperson JC Fultz

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Monday, July 19, 2021

​U of I study finds 2020 was a deadlier year the previous five, even when you take out COVID-19 death numbers.

Soundbite:  U of I Professor of Computer Science Sheldon Jacobson

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​Weekly Crop Report.

Soundbite:  Crop Statistician Mark Schleusener

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​IBHE/ICCB release COVID-19 college guidelines.

Soundbite:  IBHE Exec. Director Ginger Ostro

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​State cybersecurity experts says it's a constant battle to keep state networks safe.

Soundbite:  DoIT Acting Secretary Jennifer Ricker, DoIT Chief Information Security Officer Adam Ford

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Friday, July 16, 2021

​Governor says it's important for individual school districts to set their own mask policies.

Soundbite:  Governor JB Pritzker

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​No plans at this time to reinstate mask requirements.

Soundbite:  Governor JB Pritzker

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker joins U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg to discuss infrastructure in IL.  Audio also includes Congresswoman Marie Newman.  Video is also available

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​RAW AUDIO:  Q & A w/Governor JB Pritzker and Secretary Pete Buttigieg.

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​$3.5 million in grants being awarded to communities to curb summer violence.

Soundbite:  IL Criminal Justice Information Authority Community Development Mgr. Christian Perry

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COVID-19 cases are increasing in Illinois.

Soundbite:  IDPH Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike

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​Weekly Weather Summary (State Climatologist Trent Ford).

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