The Week in Review: Rauner Cleans House After Budget Veto Override

In the wake of a budget deal in Springfield, a staff shakeup in the Rauner administration. State Rep. Steve Andersson is deposed as GOP floor leader. The state’s credit rating is still on shaky ground despite S&P bumping Illinois up a notch, and the battle continues over school funding bill SB1.

Locally, big layoffs are predicted after Cook County’s soda tax is blocked in court. The Chicago Sun-Times has new owners, led by former Ald. Edwin Eisendrath and the Chicago Federation of Labor. And big changes ahead for Lake Shore Drive.

In sports, a major crosstown trade as Cubs get Sox pitching ace Jose Quintana.

Guests:

Craig Dellimore, WBBM Newsradio
Amanda Vinicky, WTTW Chicago Tonight
Steve Daniels, Crain’s Chicago Business
Danny Ecker, Crain’s Chicago Business

The conversation continues in our web-extra video. This week, Schutz and guests discuss the lack of response from Gov. Bruce Rauner to recent flooding around the state. 

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