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Former Speaker Mike Madigan Resigns From Illinois House

Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, walks out of Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner’s office during veto session at the Illinois State Capitol Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, in Springfield, Ill.

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WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: Feb. 19, 2021

Governor JB Pritzker lays out his budget plan and promises no tax hikes. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is in hot water with the city’s inspector general. Plus, a political career spanning half a century is cut short by the fallout from a federal bribery scandal.

Reset breaks down the week’s top stories in our Friday News Roundup with host Sasha-Ann Simons.

GUESTS: Heather Cherone, Chicago politics reporter at WTTWDave McKinney, WBEZ state politics reporter

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