WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: June 14, 2019

WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: June 14, 2019
Journalists Lolly Bowean, Mick Dumke and Hannah Meisel on WBEZ's Friday News Roundup on June, 14, 2019. Jason Marck / WBEZ
WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: June 14, 2019
Journalists Lolly Bowean, Mick Dumke and Hannah Meisel on WBEZ's Friday News Roundup on June, 14, 2019. Jason Marck / WBEZ

WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: June 14, 2019

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Mayor Lori Lightfoot presided over her second City Hall meeting this week.

Gov. JB Pritzker signed a sweeping abortion-rights measure, fulfilling one of his touchstone campaign pledges. Plus, a federal judge tossed a lawsuit blocking the construction of the Barack Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park.

Those are just a few of the stories the Morning Shift breaks down on our Friday News Roundup.

GUESTS: Lolly Bowean, Chicago Tribune reporter

Mick Dumke, ProPublica Illinois reporter and columnist

Hannah Meisel, The Daily Line Springfield reporter

LEARN MORE: Lightfoot renews threat to remove police officers from Chicago Public Schools (Chicago Sun-Times 6/13/19)

Watch Your Wallets, Chicago. Mayor Lightfoot On Likely Tax Hikes (WBEZ 6/13/19)

Gov. J.B. Pritzker signs abortion rights law making procedure a ‘fundamental right’ for women in Illinois (Chicago Tribune 6/12/19)

Federal judge tosses suit seeking to stop Obama center in Jackson Park, compares project to Soldier Field (Chicago Tribune 6/12/19)