WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: May 29, 2020

Illinois is loosening coronavirus-related restrictions for businesses across the state — but Chicago has other plans.

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Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Thursday, April 16, 2020. Nam Y. Huh / AP Photo
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Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Thursday, April 16, 2020. Nam Y. Huh / AP Photo

WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: May 29, 2020

Illinois is loosening coronavirus-related restrictions for businesses across the state — but Chicago has other plans.

Illinois moves into the next phase of Governor JB Pritzker’s plan to reopen the economy. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says the city is on track to reopen June 3. Plus, state lawmakers pass a new $40 billion dollar budget.

Reset breaks down the week’s top stories in our Friday News Roundup with host Jenn White.

GUESTS: A.D. Quig, government and politics reporter at Crain’s Chicago Business

David Greising, president of the Better Government Association