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CCI Radio Hour: June 17, 2019

June 17, 2019 show

Juan Rangel, strategy director for Empower Illinois, the organization that awards Tax Credit Scholarships to most of the Catholic schools in Illinois, joins Bob to talk about the complete funding of the program in the new state budget despite earlier threats to diminish it. Next, Pat Winn, executive director of Catholic Charities of the Rockford diocese, talks about the scourge of human trafficking and how his organization is fighting it on a county-by-county level. Finally, Ralph Rivera, lobbyist for Illinois Right to Life, joins Bob to talk about the final version of the “Reproductive Health Act” that was signed into law last week.