WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: Sept. 4, 2020

The presidential campaign stops in Kenosha. Illinois Republicans move to investigate Speaker Mike Madigan. Plus, COVID-19 cases continue to rise.

Members of Black Lives Activist of Kenosha Porche Bennett and Nick Larsen react as they participate in a candle light vigil in Kenosha, Wisconsin, Friday, August 28.
Members of Black Lives Activist of Kenosha Porche Bennett and Nick Larsen react as they participate in a candle light vigil in Kenosha, Wisconsin, Friday, August 28.
Members of Black Lives Activist of Kenosha Porche Bennett and Nick Larsen react as they participate in a candle light vigil in Kenosha, Wisconsin, Friday, August 28.
Members of Black Lives Activist of Kenosha Porche Bennett and Nick Larsen react as they participate in a candle light vigil in Kenosha, Wisconsin, Friday, August 28.

WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: Sept. 4, 2020

The presidential campaign stops in Kenosha. Illinois Republicans move to investigate Speaker Mike Madigan. Plus, COVID-19 cases continue to rise.

President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden make campaign stops in Kenosha, Wis., following the police shooting of Jacob Blake. Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago faces a $1.2 billion projected budget shortfall for 2021. Plus, Republicans in the Illinois House of Representatives form a special committee to investigate powerful Speaker Mike Madigan.

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GUESTS: Maudlyne Ihejirika, Chicago Sun-Times urban affairs reporter and columnist

David Greising, president of the Better Government Association