WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: June 21, 2019
Federal agents raid the ward office of veteran South Side Ald. Carrie Austin, the second longest-serving active member of the City Council.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot receives some criticism for her frequent travels, after just a month in office. Plus, Cook County releases its proposed budget for 2020.
Those are just a few of the stories the Morning Shift breaks down on our Friday News Roundup.
GUESTS: Kristen Schorsch, WBEZ Cook County politics reporter
Kimberley Egonmwan, host for WVON, attorney, activist
John Byrne, Chicago Tribune City Hall reporter
LEARN MORE: Federal agents raid ward office of South Side Ald. Carrie Austin: law enforcement source (Chicago Tribune 6/19/19)
Analysis: Some early Lightfoot missteps mirror those of predecessor (Chicago Sun-Times 6/17/19)
No New Taxes, Fees In Preckwinkle’s Budget Plan (WBEZ 6/20/19)
White Population Way Down In Suburban Chicago (WBEZ 6/20/19)