WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: Oct. 25, 2019
It was a big week in Chicago.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot delivered her first budget address where she laid out her plans to fill the city’s $838 million budget gap with a mix of spending cuts and new revenue.
Chicago’s police union — the Fraternal Order of Police — issued a vote of no confidence in Police Supt. Eddie Johnson after he said he would skip an event featuring President Donald Trump scheduled for Oct. 28.
Meanwhile, the strike of 32,000 Chicago Public Schools teachers and support staff continues as the teachers union and the city failed to reach an agreement at the bargaining table.
Reset breaks down those three stories and more with a panel of City Hall reporters.
GUESTS: Claudia Morell, WBEZ City Hall reporter
Heather Cherone, City Hall reporter and managing editor at The Daily Line
John Byrne, Chicago Tribune City Hall reporter