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217 Today: Gov. J.B. Pritzker kicks off second term in office

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Today’s headlines:

  • Illinois may soon be the ninth state in the U.S. to enact legislation that generally bans the sale, manufacture and delivery of assault weapons.
  • State Representative Tom Bennett is moving over to the Illinois Senate.
  • The Unit 4 school board hired a consulting firm to figure out how to further desegregate its schools, but that firm is now recommending the district make only minor changes.
  • States, local governments and internet providers have until Jan. 13 to challenge the Federal Communications Commission’s National Broadband Map.

In today’s deep dive, we’ll learn about J.B. Pritzker’s goals for his second term as governor.

217 Today is produced by Sydney Wood. Reporting today contributed by Mawa Iqbal, Jim Meadows, Emily Hays, Katie Peikes and Eric Stock.

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Sydney Wood

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