Statewide: State Rep Perspective on #metoo

Aug 10, 2018

This episode of Statewide includes:

Pesticide drift, massive motorcycle rally in Illinois, birth control without prescription, and more.

  • Outgoing state rep. Sara Wojcicki Jimenez (R-Leland Grove) reflects on the #MeToo movement and state government with NPR Illinois' Jaclyn Driscoll
  • Illinois Issues highlights a proposal for getting birth control without going to the doctor as reported by NPR Illinois' Daisy Contreras
  • Politics and murder as reported by WBEZ Illinois politics reporters Tony Arnold and Dave McKinney
  • An update on pesticide drift as it moves to the courts with Harvest Public Media's Madelyn Beck
  • Problems with a western Illinois jail as reported by Tri States Public Radio's Jason Parrott
  • How some animal shelters work together from Northern Public Radio's Chase Cavanaugh
  • The thoughts of the voters leading into Election 2018 as NPR Illinois' Sean Crawford highlights Illinois Issues Forums happening around the state
  • The lengths some parents must go to get their children mental health services from Side Effects Christine Herman.
  • A massive African American bike rally in Springfield experienced by NPR Illinois' Rachel Otwell