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217 Today: Tightening abortion laws prompt conversations about making the Child Tax Credit permanent

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Today’s headlines:

  • You might see some white on the ground as you head out Tuesday morning.
  • Illinois lawmakers are back under the Capitol dome in Springfield Tuesday for a six-day, fall legislative session.
  • A new study shows that suicidal thoughts among Illinois youths surged before the start of the pandemic.
  • The Fighting Illini basketball team won its third game in a row on Monday night against the Monmouth Hawks 103-65.

In today’s deep dive, we’ll learn why there’s a discussion of making last year’s temporary child tax credit permanent.

217 Today is produced by Sydney Wood. Reporting today contributed by Andrew Pritchard, Mawa Iqbal, Michael Puente, Colin Hislope and Sydney Dauphinais.

Sydney Wood

Sydney Wood

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