The Week in Review: Income Tax Overhaul Inches Forward

The Illinois Senate approves a graduated income tax bill, but the plan still needs House – and voter – approval. A massive recreational marijuana bill is expected to be released “very soon.”

Chicago sees its wettest week in two years. In the Quad Cities, massive flooding leaves parts of downtown Davenport, Iowa, under 22 feet of water. The Chicago Police Department starts outlining its summer strategy as Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot meets with officials to discuss stemming summer violence.

Boeing’s CEO deflects some of the blame for two deadly crashes of its 737 Max jet. Hundreds of mourners gather to remember the life of 5-year-old AJ Freund.

And in sports, the Cubs face division rival St. Louis, while the White Sox stage a dramatic comeback over the Red Sox after losing starting pitcher Carlos Rodon to elbow trouble earlier in the week.


Craig Dellimore, WBBM Newsradio
Kristen McQueary, the Chicago Tribune
Brandon Pope, WCIU-TV
Julie DiCaro, 670 The Score

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