A Lake County judge ruled that Deerfield officials violated state law with a 2018 ordinance banning semi-automatic firearms, delighting the Illinois State Rifle Association. Meanwhile, Gov. JB Pritzker and Mayor Rahm Emanuel — on crutches after knee surgery — joined forces to announce an expansion of preschool classroom in some of Chicago’s highest-need communities, long a shared passion for the two politicians.
Gov. JB Pritzker and Mayor Rahm Emanuel have long a shared passion for expanding easily childhood education. [Chicago Mayor’s Office]