WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: May 3, 2019

Friday News Roundup
WTTW's Amanda Vinicky, the Daily Line's Heather Cherone, and NBC 5 Chicago's Mary Ann Ahern appear on Morning Shift's Friday News Roundup on May 3, 2019. Jason Marck/WBEZ
Friday News Roundup
WTTW's Amanda Vinicky, the Daily Line's Heather Cherone, and NBC 5 Chicago's Mary Ann Ahern appear on Morning Shift's Friday News Roundup on May 3, 2019. Jason Marck/WBEZ

WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: May 3, 2019

The Illinois State Senate votes to advance one of Democratic Governor JB Pritzker’s signature campaign pledges, a graduated income tax.

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel begins a farewell tour with a series of exit interviews focused on his legacy.

And Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot holds meetings about how to fight a possible summer surge in violence.

Morning Shift guest host Susie An digs into those stories with a panel of journalists.

GUESTS: Amanda Vinicky, statehouse reporter for WTTW

Mary Ann Ahern, NBC Chicago political reporter

Heather Cherone, managing editor and city hall reporter at the Daily Line