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Lightfoot & Pritzker agree on RBG

Lightfoot & Pritzker agree on RBG

The mayor and governor are saluting the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and say the president elected Nov 3rd should appoint her successor.

Pritzker preparing for possible state budget cuts

Pritzker preparing for possible state budget cuts

Without more help from Washington, he’s ordered 5% budget cuts this fiscal year and 10% the next. Also resisting fall contact sports in high schools and rushing the next marijuana lottery.

Saturday mail delivery an issue in 14th Dist race

Saturday mail delivery an issue in 14th Dist race

Republican challenger state Sen Jim Oberweis says it makes good business sense to eliminate it and perhaps on more days too, but Democratic incumbent Lauren Underwood says she’s shocked to hear it because so many veterans get their prescriptions by mail.

Top leaders violate social distancing even as they recommend it

Top leaders violate social distancing even as they recommend it

Force of habit has Reps Schakowsky, Casten & Krishnamoorthi plus Cook County Bd President Preckwinkle and her Public Health Dir. Dr. Terry Mason standing within six feet of each other for a half-our presser on how to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Serves as a reminder we can’t let our habits put us within six feet of anyone for ten minutes.