The mayor’s office released emails Wednesday associated to the wrongful raid of Anjanette Young’s home that left the social employee handcuffed whereas bare. This comes after constructing stress for Mayor Lori Lightfoot to be clear concerning the botched raid.
In the meantime, Chicago Public Faculties lecturers and workers are scheduled to go back on Monday, with students returning on Jan. 11. The Chicago Lecturers Union has continued to push again on the reopening plan, saying it places employees in danger.
President Trump signed the second stimulus package on Sunday after threatening to not signal it. One in all his calls for was giant stimulus checks, $2,000 as an alternative of $600. The Home accepted growing the stimulus examine quantity to $2,000 on Monday, however Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blocked a stand-alone try to vote on the invoice. As an alternative, McConnell tied it to other demands from Trump, like repealing web platform protections and a fee to review points within the election.
This comes as President-elect Joe Biden names former Chicago Division of Public Well being commissioner, Bechara Choucair, as nationwide vaccine coordinator.
Our politics crew of Amanda Vinicky, Heather Cherone and Paris Schutz takes on these tales and extra on this week’s version of “Spotlight Politics.”
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