GLT's Eric Stock talks to McLean County officials ahead of an event that will mark International Overdose Awareness Day. We talk to retiring Project Oz leader Peter Rankaitis about his decades of service to community youth. And GLT's Charlie Schlenker talks to Illinois Wesleyan President Eric Jensen about fall enrollment and the new school year.
Healthcare futurist Jeff Bauer says the Affordable Care Act has missed the point. Bauer tells GLT's Ryan Denham the U.S. isn't spending too much on healthcare, but is spending it on the wrong things. Plus, State Representative Dan Brady talks about the prospects for a higher education funding formula. And Chris Kauffman tells her personal story of tragedy and hilarity on the first day of her wedded life. It's a Next To Normal Story Slam entry.
Unit 5 Superintendent Mark Daniel says his district will be asking voters to approve a property tax hike. Daniel explores the potential for a 2020 referendum with GLT's Mary Cullen. Plus, fiscal conservative Bloomington Council candidate Donna Boelen says she wants to cut city personnel costs without cutting the number of employees. Boelen talks about her ward two race with Ryan Denham. IWU President Eric Jensen says the institution has made some progress on recouping enrollment. And the Mayor of Bloomington drops by.