Connected to Chicago (08-05-2018) Special Guest- Congressman Mike Quigley

Joining the show this week is Congressman Mike Quigley. He is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives serving the 5th district of Illinois. The discussion opens up on the impact of the Trump administration trade tariffs, The potential outcome and consequences if there is a government shutdown, and gives insight into the Russia probe and possibility of collusion. Bill and Congressman Quigley also talk local Chicago issues as well.

In this week’s round table segment, Bill Cameron is joined by Lynn Sweet and Fran Spielman of the Chicago Sun-Times, and Heather Cherone, editor of The Daily Line. The discussion opens up with an analysis of the Lake Shore Drive protest, Heather discusses how this week Mayoral candidate Willie Wilson gave away 500 hundred dollar checks to help people pay their property taxes, and if it was ethical. The conversation wraps up with an overview on the state pension problem, and how it will get fixed.

This week’s Community Spotlight is with John Dempsey. Governor Rauner has signed an amendment to be known as “Annie’s Law”. The bill allows police to use epinephrine auto injections to save the lives of people who suffer from allergic reactions.