CBS 2 Chicago wbbm7801059 670 The Score

Local

State Legislators Cancel Sessions Over Snowstorm

View Comments
Illinois State Capitol

Illinois State Capitol (CBS)

Don't Miss This

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (CBS) – The blizzard that is set to clobber Chicago later this week will also sock downstate Illinois, and both houses of the Illinois General Assembly have canceled their sessions as a precaution.

House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) has canceled the state House session for the week due to the blizzard.

Illinois State Senate President John Cullerton (D-Chicago) has also canceled that body’s session for this week.

Both houses will resume their session Feb. 8.

For the Chicago area, the snowstorm is expected to dump more than a foot on the area, and could top out at more than 18 inches.

View Comments