WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: Oct. 23, 2020

Illinois sees a new wave of COVID-19. Mayor Lightfoot delivers her 2021 budget address. Plus, the final presidential debate.

US Virus Outbreak
In this Oct. 21, 2020, file photo, medical personnel prepare to administer a COVID-19 swab at a drive-through testing site in Lawrence, N.Y. The United States is approaching a record for the number of new daily coronavirus cases in the latest ominous sign about the disease's grip on the nation. Seth Wenig / AP Photo
US Virus Outbreak
In this Oct. 21, 2020, file photo, medical personnel prepare to administer a COVID-19 swab at a drive-through testing site in Lawrence, N.Y. The United States is approaching a record for the number of new daily coronavirus cases in the latest ominous sign about the disease's grip on the nation. Seth Wenig / AP Photo

WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: Oct. 23, 2020

Illinois sees a new wave of COVID-19. Mayor Lightfoot delivers her 2021 budget address. Plus, the final presidential debate.

Gov. JB Pritzker orders new COVID-19 restrictions in the suburbs following a “second surge” in cases. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot delivers her highly-anticipated budget address. Plus, NBC moderates the final presidential debate.

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GUESTS: Laura Washington, Chicago Sun-Times columnist, ABC-7 political analyst

Heather Cherone, Chicago politics reporter at WTTW