Monday, Feb 19, 2018

Feb. 19, 2018 show

State Sen. Jason Barickman, R-Bloomington, discusses Senate Bill 2236, which seeks to undo the new Tax Credit Scholarship program by tying it to the annual budget process. Then, Kris Cortes, a resident of Flossmoor, talks about her community's efforts in dealing with a new Planned Parenthood clinic. Next, Father Corey Brost and Viatorian Brother Michael Gosch talk about the Viatorian House of Hospitality in Des Plaines they co-founded to provide a home to young men who fled their home countries, seeking asylum in the United States. Finally, former Daily Herald political reporter/editor Kerry Lester talks about her new book, "No, My Place," which examines sexual harassment faced by women in Illinois government and politics.