WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: June 14, 2019
Mayor Lori Lightfoot presided over her second City Hall meeting this week.
Gov. JB Pritzker signed a sweeping abortion-rights measure, fulfilling one of his touchstone campaign pledges. Plus, a federal judge tossed a lawsuit blocking the construction of the Barack Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park.
Those are just a few of the stories the Morning Shift breaks down on our Friday News Roundup.
GUESTS: Lolly Bowean, Chicago Tribune reporter
Mick Dumke, ProPublica Illinois reporter and columnist
Hannah Meisel, The Daily Line Springfield reporter
LEARN MORE: Lightfoot renews threat to remove police officers from Chicago Public Schools (Chicago Sun-Times 6/13/19)