On this week’s version of Spotlight Politics:
State lawmakers maintain the second particular session of the summer season. Democrats handed new district maps, however rejected the governor’s modification to an ethics invoice. In the meantime, the clear power invoice hangs within the steadiness.
Psychological well being professionals at the moment are responding to some 911 requires assist in Chicago. Officials on Wednesday updated the City Council’s Committee on Well being and Human Relations on the pilot program.
The persevering with surge of COVID-19 infections in Chicago could slow the city’s economic recovery, Chicago’s high monetary officers warned members of the Metropolis Council on Monday. Mayor Lori Lightfoot is anticipated to current her detailed funds this month, which is prone to embrace a rise within the Chicago Police Division’s funds.
Shootings and homicides in Chicago continue to outpace figures from 2020, in accordance with police knowledge.
Chicago updates its travel advisory to incorporate all however one state: Vermont.
Our politics staff of Amanda Vinicky, Paris Schutz and Heather Cherone takes on these tales and extra.