Springfield Legislative Update

A new state budget and an elected school board for Chicago. Two items on a packed agenda for Illinois lawmakers before adjourning May 31st.

Illinois State Capitol
Illinois Democrats released a new legislative map. Seth Perlman / Associated Press
Illinois State Capitol
Illinois Democrats released a new legislative map. Seth Perlman / Associated Press

Springfield Legislative Update

A new state budget and an elected school board for Chicago. Two items on a packed agenda for Illinois lawmakers before adjourning May 31st.

Gov. JB Pritzker and Illinois lawmakers will be busy this week as the spring legislative session comes to a close. Partisan bickering has erupted over the newly drawn legislative map, while other important issues remain unresolved.

As the spring legislative session nears an end, Reset examines the work that’s still left to be done.

GUESTS: Amanda Vinicky, WTTW “Chicago Tonight” correspondent

Tony Arnold, WBEZ government and politics reporter