WBEZ Weekly News Recap: June 4, 2021

Ethics, clean energy, the state budget- Illinois lawmakers went into overtime wrapping up a spring session that had a logjam of legislation.

Illinois State Capitol Building
The Illinois State Capitol is seen Tuesday, June 19, 2012 Springfield, Ill. Seth Perlman / Associated Press
Illinois State Capitol Building
The Illinois State Capitol is seen Tuesday, June 19, 2012 Springfield, Ill. Seth Perlman / Associated Press

WBEZ Weekly News Recap: June 4, 2021

Ethics, clean energy, the state budget- Illinois lawmakers went into overtime wrapping up a spring session that had a logjam of legislation.

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New ethics laws, an elected school board for Chicago, and a bill allowing college sports betting. The pandemic brought on a backlog of bills in Springfield.

Reset gets a rundown on which bills did and didn’t make it through the Illinois legislature this week.

GUESTS: Dan Petrella, state government reporter for the Chicago Tribune; Dave McKinney, state politics reporter at WBEZ