Connected to Chicago (10-20-2019) Special Guest- Stacy Davis Gates CTU Vice President

This week on Connected To Chicago Bill talks with CTU Vice President Stacy Davis Gates. Bill and Stacy break down all aspects of the ongoing teacher’s stike, What the teacher’s are working for in the contract, Working towards a deal with Mayor Lightfoot and how to end the strike with a settlement.

In this week’s round table segment, Bill is joined by Ray Long of The Chicago Tribune, Heather Cherone, editor of The Daily Line, and Lynn Sweet of The Chicago Sun-Times. We find out who Steve Patton is, and what his connections to Mayor Pete Buttigieg are. Ray Long explains the resignation of CEO Anne Pramaggiore from Exelon as a Federal investigation begins. Uber and Lyft might be getting more expensive in Chicago if the congestion tax gets adopted.

This week’s Community Spotlight is with Nick Gale, and focuses on the Illinois Commerce Commissions approval of Commonwealth Edison’s tariff for its Rate Residential Time of Use Pricing Pilot. The program is designed to incentivize residential ComEd customers who are participating in the pilot to shift their energy use away from peak periods to times when energy and capacity costs are lower.