In this week’s edition of Spotlight Politics:
Chicago City Council members are preparing to vote on Mayor Brandon Johnson’s $16.6 billion spending plan Wednesday, after it passed smoothly through two committees.
Plus, the latest on a measure that would ask voters during the March primary if they want Chicago’s sanctuary city status removed. A key vote by the City Council’s Rules Committee could come as soon as Thursday.
And former Ald. Ed Burke’s trial could finally resume this week following a COVID-19 delay and a slow-moving start last week.
The WTTW News Spotlight Politics team takes on those stories and more.