WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: Oct. 9, 2020

Local leaders respond to COVID-19 stimulus talks. Plus, Gov. JB Pritzker’s graduated income tax proposal faces new obstacles.

Week In The News: The President’s Coronavirus Diagnosis
President Trump removes his mask upon return to the White House from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Oct. 05, 2020 in Washington, DC. Trump spent three days hospitalized for coronavirus. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Week In The News: The President’s Coronavirus Diagnosis
President Trump removes his mask upon return to the White House from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Oct. 05, 2020 in Washington, DC. Trump spent three days hospitalized for coronavirus. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: Oct. 9, 2020

Local leaders respond to COVID-19 stimulus talks. Plus, Gov. JB Pritzker’s graduated income tax proposal faces new obstacles.

The White House sends mixed signals on COVID-19 stimulus talks with Democrats. Mayor Lightfoot faces a budget crisis without federal aid. Gov. JB Pritzker pushes a series of criminal justice reforms. Plus, the fight over Illinois’ graduated income tax proposal escalates.

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GUESTS: Paris Schutz, WTTW political correspondent and host

David Greising, president of the Better Government Association