The Week in Review: Lightfoot Selects Bally’s Bid for Long-Awaited Casino

After initially vehemently denying stories that Bally’s was the preferred bidder for a Chicago casino, Mayor Lori Lightfoot confirmed that news on Thursday.

See: Lightfoot Shows Her Cards, Picks Bally’s Casino Proposal in River West

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A bombshell leak from the U.S. Supreme Court shows conservative justices are prepared to overturn Roe v. Wade and send the issue of abortion access back to the states.

See: Illinois’ Post-Roe v. Wade Future, State Erected a ‘Force Field’ in Anticipation

Mayor Lightfoot has yet to officially announce she is running for reelection, but leaves little doubt that is here intention, saying she’s prepared to take-on all comers and that she “fears no one.”

See: ‘I Fear No One’: Lightfoot Welcomes Re-Election Challenge Amid Spate of Downtown Violence

And Boeing announced it will move its corporate headquarters from Chicago to Virginia.

See: Boeing Expected to Move Headquarters From Chicago to DC Area


Craig Dellimore, WBBM Newsradio | @WBBM Newsradio@CraigDellimore

Shia Kapos, Politico | @ShiaKapos@Politico

Rick Pearson, Chicago Tribune | @chicagotribune@rap30

Brandon Pope, WCIU | @BpopeTV, @wciu

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