Dan is executive producer of WBEZ’s daily talk show Reset. He manages the show staff and the day-to-day production of the show. Prior to joining WBEZ in 2014, he was a producer and reporter at WNYC in New York where he focused on business, technology and local New York City news. Dan has an M.A. in Journalism from the City University of New York and a B.A. in English from Vassar College.
Stories by Daniel Tucker
Chicago hospital group one of the first to drop mask requirement in healthcare setting
All Advocate Health Care locations in the Chicago area are dropping mask requirements and easing visitor limits starting Monday.
Illinois families are drowning in medical debt, study shows
New research shows the devastating impact of medical debt on low-income immigrant and Black communities in the state.
The 411 on the ‘ComEd Four’ bribery trial
Former Illinois House speaker Mike Madigan is not on trial, but in many ways, his story is at the heart of the allegations.
Governor Pritzker signs mandatory paid leave into law
Under the new law, most workers in Illinois will be guaranteed at least 40 hours of paid leave starting in 2024.
Federal Reserve dealing with persistent inflation, bank failures
New data out Tuesday show inflation remains a thorn in the side of the U.S. economy. Meanwhile, bank failures have Americans on edge.
How Vallas and Johnson plan to approach city finances
The former CPS CEO and Cook County commissioner have very different takes on taxes and the city’s financial future.
The biggest takeaways from Chicago’s first mayoral runoff debate
Paul Vallas and Brandon Johnson clarified their policies and took digs at their opponent at the NBC5 and Telemundo Chicago forum.
Vallas, Johnson differ sharply on approach to education
The Chicago mayoral runoff pits a serial schools CEO against a former high school social studies teacher backed by the teachers union.
What’s next for Chicago’s City Council?
More than a dozen lawmakers are leaving, wards have been redrawn and political newcomers could win big. Could there be a new era at City Hall?
Illinois could soon have mandatory paid leave
If Gov. JB Pritzker signs the bill, Illinois will join Nevada and Maine, the only two other U.S. states with similar paid time off policies.