Sun. Nov 27th, 2022

Spotlight Politics: Welch Defends Ending Cash Bail; Pritzker Threatens to Sue Conservative PAC

In this week’s edition of Spotlight Politics:

Illinois House Speaker Chris Welch makes a spirited defense of the SAFE-T Act and the end of cash bail.

Mayor Lori Lightfoot seeks proposals for a residential makeover of the LaSalle Street Corridor as many downtown offices remain vacant.

The Illinois Supreme Court sides with the city of Chicago and rules that it does not have to reveal the contents of nearly 50 years of police misconduct files.

And Gov. J.B. Pritzker threatens to sue a conservative political action committee over a campaign ad he claims is “false and defamatory.”

Our politics team of Amanda Vinicky, Paris Schutz and Heather Cherone takes on those stories and more. 

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