July 19, 2023
- The Illinois Supreme Court upheld a law eliminating cash bail throughout the state on Tuesday.
- State residents no longer need a doctor’s note to change their gender on their birth certificates.
- The head of an agency investigating alleged sexual misconduct by Chicago cops involving migrants says the city has not identified victims yet.
- A coalition of groups is renewing a call for the State of Illinois to expand health care coverage for all, including those who are undocumented.
In today’s deep dive, we’ll hear a conversation with the new provost of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
217 Today is produced by Stephanie Mosqueda. Reporting contributed by Alex Degman, Mae Antar, Chip Mitchell, Michael Puente and Reginald Hardwick.