WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: Nov. 27, 2020

Mayor Lightfoot’s “pandemic budget” passes by a narrow margin. Plus, Illinois health officials plead with residents to avoid holiday travel.

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In this Sunday, March 15, 2020 file photo, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot speaks to reporters at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago. Teresa Crawford / AP Photo
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In this Sunday, March 15, 2020 file photo, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot speaks to reporters at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago. Teresa Crawford / AP Photo

WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: Nov. 27, 2020

Mayor Lightfoot’s “pandemic budget” passes by a narrow margin. Plus, Illinois health officials plead with residents to avoid holiday travel.

Chicago’s City Council votes to approve Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s $12.8 billion pandemic budget. Public health officials plead with residents to stay home this Thanksgiving. Plus, Illinois Senator Dick Durbin seeks the top Democratic spot on the powerful Judiciary Committee.

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