WBEZ’s Weekly News Recap: Sept. 10, 2021

The Illinois House approves a historic energy bill phasing out fossil fuels and a political newcomer enters the 2022 gubernatorial race.

Nuclear energy plant
This March 16, 2011, photo shows steam escaping from Exelon Corp.'s nuclear plant in Byron, Ill. The Illinois House passed a deal to keep the plant open, and close polluting coal plants by 2050. Robert Ray / Associated Press, File Photo
Nuclear energy plant
This March 16, 2011, photo shows steam escaping from Exelon Corp.'s nuclear plant in Byron, Ill. The Illinois House passed a deal to keep the plant open, and close polluting coal plants by 2050. Robert Ray / Associated Press, File Photo

WBEZ’s Weekly News Recap: Sept. 10, 2021

The Illinois House approves a historic energy bill phasing out fossil fuels and a political newcomer enters the 2022 gubernatorial race.

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Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul opens an investigation into the Joliet Police Department, while Chicago Police move closer to finalizing a new 8-year contract.

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