On this week’s edition of “The Week in Review” with Joel Weisman:
Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson orders officer firings in the Laquan McDonald shooting cover-up. Despite advocating for easier voting, Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoes the motor voter bill. Illinois Republicans avoid Donald Trump talk at the state fair. Chicago Public Schools proposes a $945 million bond sale for capital improvements amid 1,000 staff cuts. Meanwhile, the Chicago Teachers Union holds strike training.
In sports, the Chicago Bears lose again in the preseason but show improvement against the Patriots. And the Cubs cruise towards the playoffs as the team easily sweeps the Milwaukee Brewers in the Friendly Confines.
Kristen McQueary, Chicago Tribune | @StatehouseChick
Tom Corfman, Crain’s Chicago Business | @TomCorfman
Laura Washington, Chicago Sun-Times, ABC 7 News | @MediaDervish
Connor McKnight, WLS AM 890 | @C1McKnight
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