WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: Jan. 22, 2021

President Joe Biden takes office. Illinois starts loosening COVID-19 restrictions. Plus, union members push back on CPS reopening plans.

President Biden and first lady Jill Biden walk up the stairs as they arrive at the North Portico of the White House on Wednesday.
President Biden and first lady Jill Biden walk up the stairs as they arrive at the North Portico of the White House on Wednesday.
President Biden and first lady Jill Biden walk up the stairs as they arrive at the North Portico of the White House on Wednesday.
President Biden and first lady Jill Biden walk up the stairs as they arrive at the North Portico of the White House on Wednesday.

WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: Jan. 22, 2021

President Joe Biden takes office. Illinois starts loosening COVID-19 restrictions. Plus, union members push back on CPS reopening plans.

Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th president of the United States. Illinois allows indoor dining in downstate Will and Kankakee counties. Plus, the Chicago Teachers Union votes on whether to reject in-person learning, laying the groundwork for a potential strike.

Reset breaks down the week’s top stories in our Friday News Roundup with host Sasha-Ann SImons.

GUESTS: Heather Cherone, WTTW Chicago politics reporter

Dave McKinney, WBEZ state politics reporter