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217 Today: Midterm election results could affect Farm Bill renewal next year

Monday, November 28, 2022

Today’s headlines:

  • Illinois voters passed a constitutional amendment this month guaranteeing workers the right to collective bargaining. But how does it affect gig workers? 
  • The Illinois football team retained the Land of Lincoln trophy after blowing out in-state rival Northwestern 41-3 on Saturday in Evanston.
  • Champaign County’s incoming county executive says construction work on an expanded and renovated county satellite jail should start soon, depending on the winter weather.
  • The Champaign Park District will have a new executive director in about a month.

In today’s deep dive, we’ll look at how the midterm elections could affect the huge Farm Bill up for renewal next year.

217 Today is produced by Sydney Wood. Reporting today contributed by Mawa Iqbal, Jim Meadows and Jonathan Ahl.

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Sydney Wood

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