WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: June 21, 2019

WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: June 21, 2019
Chicago journalists Kristen Schorsch, John Byrne and Kimberley Egonmwan on WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup on June 21, 2019. Jason Marck / WBEZ
WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: June 21, 2019
Chicago journalists Kristen Schorsch, John Byrne and Kimberley Egonmwan on WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup on June 21, 2019. Jason Marck / WBEZ

WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: June 21, 2019

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Federal agents raid the ward office of veteran South Side Ald. Carrie Austin, the second longest-serving active member of the City Council.

Mayor Lori Lightfoot receives some criticism for her frequent travels, after just a month in office. Plus, Cook County releases its proposed budget for 2020.

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

GUESTS: Kristen Schorsch, WBEZ Cook County politics reporter

Kimberley Egonmwan, host for WVON, attorney, activist

John Byrne, Chicago Tribune City Hall reporter

LEARN MORE: Federal agents raid ward office of South Side Ald. Carrie Austin: law enforcement source (Chicago Tribune 6/19/19)

Analysis: Some early Lightfoot missteps mirror those of predecessor (Chicago Sun-Times 6/17/19)

No New Taxes, Fees In Preckwinkle’s Budget Plan (WBEZ 6/20/19)

White Population Way Down In Suburban Chicago (WBEZ 6/20/19)