State Week: Optimism Building Amid Vaccine Ramp Up

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In a week that marked the one year anniversary of the pandemic, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said he’s cautiously optimistic as more vaccines arrive. His administration even mentioned a return to holding conventions and trade shows this summer. Pritzker is also pleased that a windfall will be coming to the state as part of a federal coronavirus stimulus package. How might the state use that money? Our panel discusses where things stand in Illinois — on the public health front and with the state budget. Brenden Moore, state government reporter for Lee Enterprises, joins us.

Region: Springfield,Politics,City: Springfield,Region: Central

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March 12, 2021 at 03:54PM

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