Connected to Chicago (9-2-2018) Special Guest- CTU VP Jesse Sharkey

Joining the show this week is CTU VP Jesse Sharkey. Bill and Jesse discuss Karen Lewis, and how a new school year is about to begin at Chicago Public Schools. Bill asks if the CTU could have done more to prevent abuse at Chicago public schools. The conversation turns toward the mayor’s race, and how it affects CPS. Bill asks if the Janus decision has affected membership in the CTU.

In this week’s round table segment, Bill Cameron is joined by Greg Hinz of Crain’s, Ray Long of The Chicago Tribune, Lynn Sweet and Fran Spielman of the Chicago Sun-Times, and Heather Cherone, editor of The Daily Line. The discussion starts up with the recent passing of John McCain and the legacy he leaves behind. Plenty of new developments this week in the mayor’s race, and the panel gives their take. Former Governor Pat Quinn has gained a big step in trying to get term limits for the Mayor of Chicago. Lynn’s out in D.C and discusses Brett Kavanaugh. Could a possible pardon be coming to former governor Rod Blagojevich?

This week’s Community Spotlight is with John Dempsey. John discusses how Governor Rauner recently signed into law a bill that offers medical marijuana as an option, instead of opioids.