Medill Newscast 7/3/15

Some of this week’s top stories from Medill Reports.

The Chicago Transit Authority is enforcing a plan created to prevent reduced-fare fraud at stations. See Lydia Randall’s coverage.

Chicagoans react to the proposed budget cuts and the state’s delay in approving a budget. Anne Arnston spoke to protesters. 

Grateful Dead is bringing their farewell tour to Soldier Field this weekend, but the celebration goes beyond the concert. See Sean Froelich’s coverage from the Field Museum. 

Photo at top: Illinois residents gathered at the Thompson Center to protest budget cuts. (Angela Barnes/Medill)