Connected to Chicago (11-18-2017)

Nov 17, 2017, 08:35 PM

Bill Cameron reflects on the former mayor's career 30 years after his passing.

In this week's round table segment, Bill Cameron is joined by Ray Long of the Chicago Tribune, Greg Hinz of Crain's, and Lynn Sweet of the Chicago Sun Times. Topics include Harold Washington, Al Franken and Roy Moore, sexual harassment, health care, and tax reform.

Jennifer Keiper hosts this week's Community Spotlight segment. New legislation aims to make sure dads play an active role in their children's lives after divorce. The shared parenting bill requires courts to presume that a child is best off spending equal time with both parents when deciding custody. It is sponsored by Rep. La Shawn Ford of Chicago.
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is urging those who sent money to a scammer, through Western Union, to file a claim for a refund. This is part of a nationwide settlement with Western Union which, Madigan says, knew people were being connect and did not do enough to protect them. Also, as firearm deer hunting season kicks in, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources is urging hunters to make safety a priority. Tips are offered and the 2nd half of firearm deer hunting season starts on November 30th.