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217 Today: Illinois Democrats sweep statewide races in midterm elections

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Today’s headlines:

  • Fresh off his reelection win, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker is still facing multiple questions about whether he’ll run for president.
  • With the election cycle drawing to a close, the Illinois General Assembly soon will consider more revisions to the state’s criminal justice reform law during the fall veto session.
  • Champaign-Urbana transit officials are making a plan to spend nearly $4 million in federal funding for electric buses.
  • Researchers at the University of Illinois said they’ve developed a new test that can check for the presence of three viruses causing concern this year: COVID-19, Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) and the flu. 

In today’s deep dive, we’ll take a closer look at Tuesday’s election results in Illinois with statehouse reporter Alex Degman. 

217 Today is produced by Sydney Wood. Reporting today contributed by Alex Degman, Joe Deacon, Miranda Zanca, Emily Richie and Tim Shelley.

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