Rep. Ann Williams is leading the charge to make Illinois the best state in the nation for the use and manufacturing of electric vehicles

Anna Davlantes

In this Wednesday, May 4, 2016 photo, Illinois Rep. Ann Williams, D-Chicago, speaks to reporters at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Powerful devices used by law enforcement to mimic cell towers and track phone locations is raising privacy concerns and inspiring legislation nationally to set restrictions for how police can use the technology in criminal investigations. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

State Rep. Ann Williams (D-Chicago) joins Anna to explain why the state of Illinois is ramping of its efforts to get more electric vehicles on the road by 2030. Rep. Williams tells us what we need to know about electric vehicle incentives, the goal of getting Illinois to be the best state in the U.S for manufacturing and use of electric vehicles, what will happen to old car batteries, and how technology will allow the state to advance the manufacturing process.

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Anna Davlantes is a Chicago native, a seven-time Emmy Award-winning journalist who has broken major stories, passionately told small stories and exposed corruption that has prompted major investigations and reform. (Click for more.)