WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: Feb. 26, 2021

This week saw Illinois abolishing cash bail, Madigan’s bumpy replacement process in the House and Mayor Lightfoot’s “hot mic” moment.

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Mayor Lori Lightfoot speaks to reporters on Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Chicago Sun-Times via AP, Pool
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Mayor Lori Lightfoot speaks to reporters on Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Chicago Sun-Times via AP, Pool

WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: Feb. 26, 2021

This week saw Illinois abolishing cash bail, Madigan’s bumpy replacement process in the House and Mayor Lightfoot’s “hot mic” moment.

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