WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: March 15, 2019
A divided Chicago City Council voted to approve two of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s pet projects this week — the $6 billion Lincoln Yards development project and the $95 million police and fire training facility on the West Side.
Local universities are grappling with the limits of free speech on campus. Plus, the April 2 mayoral runoff is less than three weeks away.
Morning Shift breaks down the biggest stories of the week in our Friday News Roundup with Jenn White.
GUESTS: Kate Grossman, WBEZ senior education editor
Mick Dumke, reporter and columnist at ProPublica Illinois
Lorraine Forte, Chicago Sun-Times editorial board member
LEARN MORE: Side-by-Side: Lori Lightfoot And Toni Preckwinkle’s Plans For Chicago (Chicago Sun-Times 3/13/19)
Lincoln Yards approved 33-14 as aldermen get personal during debate (The Daily Line (3/13/19)
Emanuel pushes plan to spend $95M on new police, fire training academy through divided City Council (The Daily Line 3/13/19)
Local Universities Grapple With Limits Of Free Speech (WBEZ 3/13/19)