Elk Grove Mayor Craig Johnson explains why he is planning to drop the mask mandate for some summer events: ‘We want to get back safely to a sense of normalcy’

Anna Davlantes

In this Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, photo, Mayor Craig Johnson poses for a photograph in his office in Elk Grove Village, Ill. While the nation’s attorneys general debate a legal settlement with Purdue Pharma, the opioid epidemic associated with the company’s blockbuster painkiller OxyContin rages on. Johnson created a program in which addicted people can ask police officers and other municipal workers for help without fear of arrest, even if they have illegal drugs or paraphernalia. (AP Photo/Teresa Crawfor)

Elk Grove Mayor Craig Johnson joins Anna to talk about why he’s hoping to drop the mask requirement for in-person summer events.

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Anna Davlantes is a Chicago native, a seven-time Emmy Award-winning journalist who has broken major stories, passionately told small stories and exposed corruption that has prompted major investigations and reform. (Click for more.)
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