State Week: Optimism Building Amid Vaccine Ramp Up
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.