Mayor Lightfoot's Springfield Agenda Under Threat

Mayor Lightfoot's Springfield Agenda Under Threat
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot speaking at City Council in the summer. The mayor is seeking help from Springfield to close Chicago's $838 million budget gap during the fall veto session. Manuel Martinez / WBEZ
Mayor Lightfoot's Springfield Agenda Under Threat
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot speaking at City Council in the summer. The mayor is seeking help from Springfield to close Chicago's $838 million budget gap during the fall veto session. Manuel Martinez / WBEZ

Mayor Lightfoot's Springfield Agenda Under Threat

The six-day legislative veto session is underway in Springfield, and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s agenda there is under threat.

Reset checks in with a state government and politics reporter for more on this story and what else lawmakers are up to.

GUEST: Brian Mackey, state government and politics reporter for WUIS, NPR Illinois