On Wednesday's Morning Shift, we hear from Democrat and Republican lawmakers on their State of the Union reactions, public defenders with Angela Caputo from the Chicago Reporter, Theater Week and Jim DeRogatis on R. Kelly at Pitchfork Music Festival.
On Tuesday's Morning Shift: the White House Deputy Secretary on the State of the Union, a mother who lost her child to gun violence, a play about school shootings and the history of the Chicago's crime problem.
On Monday's Morning Shift:immigration with a former foreign service officer, sports with Cheryl Raye-Stout, NPR's Ken Rudin on President Obama's Chicago visit this week, Pope's resignation, mandatory minimum sentences and housing with Chicago Magazine's Deal Estate columnist.
On Thursday's Morning Shift, we talk to the Illinois Retail Merchants Association on minimum wage increase, dig into data on night life crime, get to know some 'preppers' and a celebration of Black History Month on Music Thursday.
On Wednesday's Morning Shift, we talk with an freshman lawmaker from Illinois, WBEZ state politics reporter, WBEZ criminal and legal affairs reporter, CTA President takes your questions and Peter Hook of Joy Division.
On Tuesday's Morning Shift, we talk with Aurora Police Chief about a year with no homicides, Acting Labor Secretary on the anniversary of the Family Medical Leave Act, Edgebrook Community Association President, WBEZ business reporter on Boeing, government systems and the food front.