Connected to Chicago (05-12-2019) Special Guest- Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Joining the show this week is Mayor Rahm Emanuel. It’s the Mayor’s final interview with Bill. The Mayor discusses with Bill his accomplishments. What will be Rahm’s legacy as he leaves office.

Bill welcomes in the Round Table to discuss the week in news, and what’s to come. Joining the show this week is Ray Long from the Chicago Tribune, Heather Cherone of The Daily Line, and Greg Hinz of Crain’s. The conversation kicks off with expert analysis of Mayor-elect Lightfoot’s trip to Washington D.C., and what results should we expect to see from it. Can the graduated income tax make it onto the 2020 ballot? Ray with an update on Springfield politics. Heather makes Robert Feder’s “Most powerful women in Chicago Journalism” list.

This week’s community spotlight is with John Dempsey. John discusses new legislation Senator Dick Durbin is sponsoring to crack down on Robocalls.