Amid a dispute brewing over an elephant act in the Melha Shrine Circus coming to Springfield, a Beacon Bill committee this week will be taking up bills dealing with wild and exotic animal acts. Of course, this also comes as the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey circus is set to close its tent for good.
Reporter Katie Lannan from the Statehouse News Service joined us to discuss some of the legislation being considered.
Correction: We misspelled Katie Lannan's last name. Our apologies.