Final Push For Pritzker Agenda Begins In Springfield

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker speaks at a state Capitol news conference on Jan. 23, 2019, in Springfield, Ill., as state Treasurer Michael Frerichs looks on.
Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker speaks at a state Capitol news conference on Jan. 23, 2019, in Springfield, Ill., as state Treasurer Michael Frerichs looks on. AP Photo/John O’Connor
Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker speaks at a state Capitol news conference on Jan. 23, 2019, in Springfield, Ill., as state Treasurer Michael Frerichs looks on.
Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker speaks at a state Capitol news conference on Jan. 23, 2019, in Springfield, Ill., as state Treasurer Michael Frerichs looks on. AP Photo/John O’Connor

Final Push For Pritzker Agenda Begins In Springfield

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While you were BBQ’ing Monday or trying to keep the burgers dry from all the rain, Illinois lawmakers were working down in Springfield.

The spring legislative session ends Friday, and when it comes to Governor JB Pritzker’s big agenda, it’s one down, several still to go.

Morning Shift digs into the latest from Springfield.

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Brian Mackey, state government and politics reporter for NPR Illinois