WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: May 8, 2020

Reset breaks down the week’s top stories in our Friday News Roundup.

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker
Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker speaks during a news conference Thursday, March 19, 2020. Today, he announced the state’s stay-at-home order will be extended for another month. Charles Rex Arbogast / Associated Press
Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker
Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker speaks during a news conference Thursday, March 19, 2020. Today, he announced the state’s stay-at-home order will be extended for another month. Charles Rex Arbogast / Associated Press

WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: May 8, 2020

Reset breaks down the week’s top stories in our Friday News Roundup.

Gov. JB Pritzker has a five-step plan to reopen the Illinois economy. Chicago’s Latino communities are being hit the hardest by COVID-19. Plus, Attorney General Kwame Raoul files a lawsuit over the botched demolition of a smokestack in the Little Village.

Reset breaks down the biggest news of the week in our Friday News Roundup with guest host Susie An.

GUESTS: Heather Cherone, Chicago politics reporter at WTTW

David Greising, president of the Better Government Association