WBEZ’s Illinois and Chicago News Roundup: Aug. 23, 2019
Mayor Lori Lightfoot is nearing her 100 days in office and will give her State of the City Address next week.
An investigative report by the former Inspector General casts new light on rampant sexual harassment and bullying in Springfield.
Plus, Democratic presidential hopeful and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg holds a campaign rally in Bronzeville.
Morning Shift breaks down those stories and more in WBEZ’s Friday News Roundup with Jenn White.
GUESTS: Heather Cherone, managing editor and city hall reporter at The Daily Line
A.D. Quig, government and politics reporter at Crain’s Chicago Business
Bill Ruthhart, Chicago Tribune reporter
LEARN MORE: Lightfoot to ask legislature for power to tax high-end professional services and big-ticket home sales (Chicago Sun-Times 8/19/19)
Supporters call for $15 Chicago minimum wage vote before September (Crain’s Chicago Business 8/22/19)