State Week: Education is a winner in new state budget
This week, Gov. Pritzker signed the new budget. It takes effect July 1. Included in the spending plan is a much larger investment in education.
We examine the funding for pre-school and child care, additional funds for K-12 schools and an increase to help colleges and universities.
The governor also signed a law aimed at preventing "venue shopping" in lawsuits that challenge the Illinois Constitution. It requires those cases be filed in either Cook or Sangamon County.
And a quick update on what the Chicago Bears may be thinking when it comes to finding a new home field.
Host Sean Crawford is joined by Professor Emeritus Charlie Wheeler and Capitol News Illinois Reporter Peter Hancock.