Capitol Connection: Sunday, April 11th, 2021

Illinois Capitol News

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (NEXSTAR) — This Sunday on Capitol Connection: Illinois opens up vaccine eligibility to everyone 16 and over in the state; Governor Pritzker highlights government programs intended to aid the economic and educational recovery from the losses suffered during the pandemic.

Representative Margaret Croke (D-Chicago) fights to expand the legal definition of infertility care to ensure access to treatment for LGBTQ+ and women over 35 years of age. 

Michael Jacobson, president & CEO of the Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association, urged the state to provide $250M for a ‘Hotel Job Recovery Program’ that he says would allow hotels to rehire staff laid off during the pandemic.

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Capitol Connection host Mark Maxwell interviews newsmakers about current events in Illinois politics.

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