WBEZ’s Weekly News Recap: July 16, 2021

Two Illinois officials have White House meetings. Governor extends rental assistance as COVID infections rise again in parts of Illinois.

WBEZ Weekly News Recap: July 16, 2021
Biden is joined by, from left, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy, and Vice President Kamala Harris, right. Associated Press
WBEZ Weekly News Recap: July 16, 2021
Biden is joined by, from left, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy, and Vice President Kamala Harris, right. Associated Press

WBEZ’s Weekly News Recap: July 16, 2021

Two Illinois officials have White House meetings. Governor extends rental assistance as COVID infections rise again in parts of Illinois.

Lightfoot administration departures continue with resignation of two commissioners. Chicago Police Supt. David Brown and Gov. JB Pritzker stop by the White House this week for presidential meetings. Plus, COVID-19 infections are rising again in parts of the state.

Reset goes behind the headlines with local journalists on the Weekly News Recap.

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

Kelly Bauer, breaking news editor at Block Club Chicago