WBEZ’s Illinois And Chicago News Roundup: May 22, 2020

Illinois lawmakers reconvene for an emergency session. Plus, Mayor Lori Lightfoot celebrates one year in office.

Mayor Lori Lightfoot
Mayor Lori Lightfoot presides over virtual city council meeting on her one-year anniversary as mayor. WBEZ
Mayor Lori Lightfoot
Mayor Lori Lightfoot presides over virtual city council meeting on her one-year anniversary as mayor. WBEZ

WBEZ’s Illinois And Chicago News Roundup: May 22, 2020

Illinois lawmakers reconvene for an emergency session. Plus, Mayor Lori Lightfoot celebrates one year in office.

Gov. JB Pritzker is loosening restrictions on Illinois bars and restaurants at the end of May. Lawmakers are back in Springfield for an emergency session. Plus, Mayor Lori Lightfoot celebrates her one-year anniversary in office.

Reset breaks down the biggest local and state news of the week in our Friday News Roundup with WBEZ’s Becky Vevea.

GUESTS: Amanda Vinicky, political correspondent at WTTW

Mary Ann Ahern, NBC Chicago political reporter