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Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Friday the city is on track to the third phase of [...]

Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Friday the city is on track to the third phase of [...]

Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Friday the city is on track to the third phase of reopening the city by early June, though she said reopening the lakefront coul [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Friday th...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Friday the city is on track to the third phase of [...]

Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Friday the city is on track to the third phase of [...]

Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Friday the city is on track to the third phase of reopening the city by early June, though she said reopening the lakefront coul [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Friday th...→

Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city employee during pandemic budget crisis - amNewYork

Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city employee during pandemic budget crisis - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio projects that up to 22,000 city employees could be laid off or furloughed to save $1 billion in agency spending for fiscal year Read full article: Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city emp...→

New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At City Beaches Starting July 1, Mayor Says

New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At City Beaches Starting July 1, Mayor Says

The city normally opens its beaches on Memorial Day weekend. This year, the mayor kept them closed to avoid large crowds. Read full article: New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At ...→

Seattle mayor announces city will reclaim police-free autonomous zone taken over by demonstrators

Seattle mayor announces city will reclaim police-free autonomous zone taken over by demonstrators

(CNN) — Seattle’s mayor told protesters Monday “it’s time for people to go home” and leave the Capitol Hill neighborhood they have established as an autonomous [...] Read full article: Seattle mayor announces city will reclai...→

City Council gives mayor, health commissioner until Tuesday to turn over report on NYPD-involved deaths

City Council gives mayor, health commissioner until Tuesday to turn over report on NYPD-involved deaths

The City Council is putting pressure on the mayor's office and the city's health commissioner to turn over an internal report that allegedly shows undercounted [...] Read full article: City Council gives mayor, health commiss...→

Watch: Mayor Garcetti to Announce Racial Equity Initiatives for City Government

Watch: Mayor Garcetti to Announce Racial Equity Initiatives for City Government

Mayor Eric Garcetti plans to announce a set of racial equity initiatives for city government during a news conference Friday. The mayor’s address is scheduled [...] Read full article: Watch: Mayor Garcetti to Announce Racial...→

NYC to make Juneteenth an official city and school holiday, mayor says

NYC to make Juneteenth an official city and school holiday, mayor says

Juneteenth will become an official New York City holiday beginning next year, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday. Read full article: NYC to make Juneteenth an official city ...→

New York City Will Enter Next Phase of Reopening on Monday, Mayor Says

New York City Will Enter Next Phase of Reopening on Monday, Mayor Says

As many as 300,000 workers are expected to get back to work as outdoor dining, in-store shopping and office work resume. Read full article: New York City Will Enter Next Phase of R...→

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot says Christoper Columbus statues shouldn't be taken down

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot says Christoper Columbus statues shouldn't be taken down

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Thursday that statues of Christopher Columbus should not be torn down in response to the death of George Floyd, because it wo [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lightfoot says Christoper ...→

Lightfoot promises no more secret City Council meetings

Emails signal the city has "discontinued" unannounced internet sessions that a watchdog group says violated the open-meetings law. Read full article: Lightfoot promises no more secret City C...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot chokes up upon hearing U.S. Supreme Court blocked Trump attempt to end DACA: ‘It’s a great day'

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot chokes up upon hearing U.S. Supreme Court blocked Trump attempt to end DACA: ‘It’s a great day'

Mayor Lori Lightfoot choked up and became emotional Thursday morning when told that the U.S. Supreme Court blocked President Donald Trump from ending an Obama- [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot chokes up u...→

More Mixed Messages: Gov. Cuomo Says NYC On Track For Phase 2 Reopening Monday, But Mayor De Blasio Pumps The Breaks

More Mixed Messages: Gov. Cuomo Says NYC On Track For Phase 2 Reopening Monday, But Mayor De Blasio Pumps The Breaks

Many people in New York City are looking forward to Phase 2 on the road to reopening from the coronavirus pandemic. But not everyone is clear on the rules. Read full article: More Mixed Messages: Gov. Cuomo Says NYC...→

Why Mayor Lightfoot cannot rely on Congress to fill her budget gap for now, and what Speaker Pelosi has to say about it

Why Mayor Lightfoot cannot rely on Congress to fill her budget gap for now, and what Speaker Pelosi has to say about it

Extending the $600 weekly federal jobless benefit, due to expire July 31, may be key in bringing Republicans to the table to negotiate over the HEROES Act. Read full article: Why Mayor Lightfoot cannot rely on Congr...→

Lightfoot Pitches Chicago as Potential NHL Hub City

Lightfoot Pitches Chicago as Potential NHL Hub City

In an interview over the weekend, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says that she is hopeful the NHL will choose the city as one of its two hub cities for the upcom [...] Read full article: Lightfoot Pitches Chicago as Potential N...→

Boston Mayor Declares Racism a 'Public Health Crisis' in the City

Boston Mayor Declares Racism a 'Public Health Crisis' in the City

Boston's mayor declared racism a "public health crisis" and announced the reallocation of funds from the police department's overtime budget. Read full article: Boston Mayor Declares Racism a 'Public H...→

NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make up for massive revenue shortfall: Mayor de Blasio

NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make up for massive revenue shortfall: Mayor de Blasio

The move would save the city $1 billion amid ongoing effects of the coronavirus outbreak, Hizzoner said Wednesday. Read full article: NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make...→

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

The Chicago Police Board voted unanimously last fall to fire Rialmo, nearly four years after he shot and killed 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier and an innocent b [...] Read full article: Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lig...→

Lightfoot: Phase 4 Starts Friday But Precautions Still Needed

Lightfoot: Phase 4 Starts Friday But Precautions Still Needed

"It's because of the shared sacrifice that we are able to announce that Chicago will be able to take the next step." Read full article: Lightfoot: Phase 4 Starts Friday But Pre...→

Lights Announces Chicago On Track To Transition To Phase 4 On Friday

Lights Announces Chicago On Track To Transition To Phase 4 On Friday

Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Chicago is on track to transition into Phase 4 of reopening on Friday, June 26. Read full article: Lights Announces Chicago On Track To Tra...→

This foolish feud between the CTU and Mayor Lightfoot is doing school kids like me no good | Letters

I will be forever grateful to dedicated teachers and administrators. But what has transpired between the mayor and the CTU over the past year is reprehensible. Read full article: This foolish feud between the CTU and Ma...→

Mayor On Push To Remove Police From New York City Schools: 'I Don't Think They're Right'

Mayor On Push To Remove Police From New York City Schools: 'I Don't Think They're Right'

Earlier this week, Police Commissioner Dermot Shea reportedly told The Associated Press he would be willing to scale back the department’s role in schools and [...] Read full article: Mayor On Push To Remove Police From New ...→

Mayor De Blasio Makes Juneteenth City Holiday For Workers And Students, Announces Commission To Study City's History Of Racism

Mayor De Blasio Makes Juneteenth City Holiday For Workers And Students, Announces Commission To Study City's History Of Racism

“Structural racism pervades this city in ways that are still not acknowledged and recognized,” said de Blasio. "We have to change that." Read full article: Mayor De Blasio Makes Juneteenth City Ho...→

Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh expected to plead guilty to perjury Friday: report

Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh expected to plead guilty to perjury Friday: report

Baltimore’s disgraced former mayor Catherine Pugh, who was embroiled in a scandal involving her “Healthy Holly" children's books, is expected to plead guilty t [...] Read full article: Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh ex...→

Minnesota mayor calls for city to remove ‘chief’ from city job titles because it’s 'offensive'

Minnesota mayor calls for city to remove ‘chief’ from city job titles because it’s 'offensive'

The mayor of Duluth, Minn. is pushing city council members to remove the word “chief” from job titles, saying the term is offensive to Native Americans. Read full article: Minnesota mayor calls for city to remove...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Blasts 'Clearly Racist' Tweet By Chicago Teachers Union Showing Her As Scooby-Doo Villain

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Blasts 'Clearly Racist' Tweet By Chicago Teachers Union Showing Her As Scooby-Doo Villain

"If that kind of tweet, which is clearly racist, had been put forward by a right-wing group, we would rightly be denouncing them, and I think our scorn should [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Blasts 'Clearly Rac...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot rips Chicago Teachers Union’s ‘Scooby-Doo’ tweet as ‘racist’

Mayor Lori Lightfoot rips Chicago Teachers Union’s ‘Scooby-Doo’ tweet as ‘racist’

Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday lambasted as “clearly racist” and “deeply offensive” a tweet by the Chicago Teachers Union depicting an apparent cartoon versi [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot rips Chicago Teache...→

Aldermen Approve Mayor Lori Lightfoot's Plan For Spending $1.13 Billion In COVID-19 Stimulus Funds

Aldermen Approve Mayor Lori Lightfoot's Plan For Spending $1.13 Billion In COVID-19 Stimulus Funds

A group of aldermen this week sent Lightfoot a letter demanding a promise not to spend any of those funds on policing, but the mayor's office has made no such [...] Read full article: Aldermen Approve Mayor Lori Lightfoot's ...→

Atlanta Mayor: City Started Police Review Before Brooks Was Killed

Atlanta Mayor: City Started Police Review Before Brooks Was Killed

Atlanta had recently started a review of all of its police use of force policies when Rayshard Brooks was shot and killed by police officers in the parking lot [...] Read full article: Atlanta Mayor: City Started Police Revie...→

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Wants To Defund Bureaucracy: 'We Have A Lot Of Bloat And Fat At City Hall'

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Wants To Defund Bureaucracy: 'We Have A Lot Of Bloat And Fat At City Hall'

"The size of the city hall bureaucracy has without a doubt grown over the years. It needs to be stopped," said Mayor Johnson. Read full article: Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Wants To Defun...→

Miami mayor: City will not go into Phase 3, says there are major concerns with COVID-19

Miami mayor: City will not go into Phase 3, says there are major concerns with COVID-19

MIAMI (WSVN) - City of Miami Mayor Francis Suarez announced that the city is not going into the next phase of reopening due to major... Read full article: Miami mayor: City will not go into Phase...→

Mayor of city with 1st known US COVID-19 case on how she navigated crisis

Mayor of city with 1st known US COVID-19 case on how she navigated crisis

Cassie Franklin, the 48-year-old mayor of Everett, Washington, made national headlines early on during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Mayor of city with 1st known US COVID-19...→

Michigan mayor resigns over race comment during City Council vote

Michigan mayor resigns over race comment during City Council vote

A Michigan mayor has resigned amid criticism for saying she’d be “crucified” if she didn’t vote to reappoint a black city official. Beth Bashert stepped down a [...] Read full article: Michigan mayor resigns over race comment...→

Lori Lightfoot, Mayor of Chicago, on Who’s Hurt by Defunding Police

Lori Lightfoot, Mayor of Chicago, on Who’s Hurt by Defunding Police

“You are eliminating one of the few tools that the city has to create middle-class incomes for black and brown folks.” Read full article: Lori Lightfoot, Mayor of Chicago, on Who...→

Mayor Lightfoot Discusses Chicago's Move Into Phase Four of Reopening Plan

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot discusses the city’s decision to move into Phase Four of the coronavirus reopening plan.... Under Phase Four guidelines in the “Re [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot Discusses Chicago's Move...→

Chicago Ready to Move to Phase 4 on Friday, Mayor Says

Chicago Ready to Move to Phase 4 on Friday, Mayor Says

Chicago will be ready to enter phase four with the rest of Illinois on Friday, five days earlier than health experts had initially planned, the mayor announced [...] Read full article: Chicago Ready to Move to Phase 4 on Frid...→

Providence Mayor Removing 'Plantations' From State Name In City Docs

Providence Mayor Removing 'Plantations' From State Name In City Docs

Providence's mayor ordered the word "plantations" scrubbed from Rhode Island's official state name on official city documents. Read full article: Providence Mayor Removing 'Plantations' ...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Urges Congress To Include Mayors In Discussions Of Police Reform Legislation; 'We're On The Front Lines'

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Urges Congress To Include Mayors In Discussions Of Police Reform Legislation; 'We're On The Front Lines'

“I think they’ve got to listen and invite us into the conversation. Mayors are on the front lines. We’ve been on the front lines through COVID-19. That work co [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Urges Congress To I...→

Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Thomas Jefferson statue from City Hall

Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Thomas Jefferson statue from City Hall

This founder’s no keeper as far as some powerful New York City Council members are concerned. A group of Big Apple local elected officials on Thursday formally [...] Read full article: Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Th...→

Mandatory mask order in Tampa to go into effect Friday, Mayor Castor announces

Mandatory mask order in Tampa to go into effect Friday, Mayor Castor announces

According to a spokesperson with Mayor Castor's office, the order would require people to wear masks indoors in Tampa. Read full article: Mandatory mask order in Tampa to go into...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Says 'It's Way Past Time' To Allow Indoor Dining At Restaurants

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Says 'It's Way Past Time' To Allow Indoor Dining At Restaurants

“I do think that we can open up indoor dining, and do it safely, and I think sooner rather than later," Lightfoot said. Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Says 'It's Way Past...→

Gov. Cuomo: Final Decision On New York City Phase 2 Reopening Coming Friday, But All Signs Look Good

Gov. Cuomo: Final Decision On New York City Phase 2 Reopening Coming Friday, But All Signs Look Good

It appears Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio are finally on the same page as far as when New York City will enter Phase 2 of reopening. Read full article: Gov. Cuomo: Final Decision On New York C...→

Philadelphia Mayor Kenney Declares Juneteenth An Official City Holiday

Philadelphia Mayor Kenney Declares Juneteenth An Official City Holiday

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has declared Juneteenth an official city holiday. The holiday commemorates the ending of slavery in America. [...] Read full article: Philadelphia Mayor Kenney Declares Junet...→

Ocean City mayor: It’s time to grant police request for more officers | WTOP

After a string of violent incidents on the boardwalk, the mayor of Ocean City, Maryland, said Monday that it is time to grant the police department’s request f [...] Read full article: Ocean City mayor: It’s time to grant pol...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s plan for coronavirus eviction protections advances despite concerns

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s plan for coronavirus eviction protections advances despite concerns

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s plan to protect tenants from eviction who’ve lost income due to the coronavirus pandemic advanced Monday, though several aldermen compla [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s plan for ...→

Mayor Lightfoot Joins Town Hall On Police Reform, Racial Justice With 3 Other Black Women Mayors

Mayor Lightfoot Joins Town Hall On Police Reform, Racial Justice With 3 Other Black Women Mayors

Mayor Lori Lightfoot took part in a special town hall on CNN Sunday night for an in-depth discussion on police reform and racial justice. Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot Joins Town Hall On Polic...→

Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city employee during pandemic budget crisis - amNewYork

Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city employee during pandemic budget crisis - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio projects that up to 22,000 city employees could be laid off or furloughed to save $1 billion in agency spending for fiscal year Read full article: Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city emp...→

Michigan mayor resigns over race comment during City Council vote

Michigan mayor resigns over race comment during City Council vote

A Michigan mayor has resigned amid criticism for saying she’d be “crucified” if she didn’t vote to reappoint a black city official. Beth Bashert stepped down a [...] Read full article: Michigan mayor resigns over race comment...→

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

The Chicago Police Board voted unanimously last fall to fire Rialmo, nearly four years after he shot and killed 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier and an innocent b [...] Read full article: Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lig...→

Seattle mayor announces city will reclaim police-free autonomous zone taken over by demonstrators

Seattle mayor announces city will reclaim police-free autonomous zone taken over by demonstrators

(CNN) — Seattle’s mayor told protesters Monday “it’s time for people to go home” and leave the Capitol Hill neighborhood they have established as an autonomous [...] Read full article: Seattle mayor announces city will reclai...→

Mayor Lightfoot Discusses Chicago's Move Into Phase Four of Reopening Plan

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot discusses the city’s decision to move into Phase Four of the coronavirus reopening plan.... Under Phase Four guidelines in the “Re [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot Discusses Chicago's Move...→

Lights Announces Chicago On Track To Transition To Phase 4 On Friday

Lights Announces Chicago On Track To Transition To Phase 4 On Friday

Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Chicago is on track to transition into Phase 4 of reopening on Friday, June 26. Read full article: Lights Announces Chicago On Track To Tra...→

City Council gives mayor, health commissioner until Tuesday to turn over report on NYPD-involved deaths

City Council gives mayor, health commissioner until Tuesday to turn over report on NYPD-involved deaths

The City Council is putting pressure on the mayor's office and the city's health commissioner to turn over an internal report that allegedly shows undercounted [...] Read full article: City Council gives mayor, health commiss...→

Providence Mayor Removing 'Plantations' From State Name In City Docs

Providence Mayor Removing 'Plantations' From State Name In City Docs

Providence's mayor ordered the word "plantations" scrubbed from Rhode Island's official state name on official city documents. Read full article: Providence Mayor Removing 'Plantations' ...→

Mayor On Push To Remove Police From New York City Schools: 'I Don't Think They're Right'

Mayor On Push To Remove Police From New York City Schools: 'I Don't Think They're Right'

Earlier this week, Police Commissioner Dermot Shea reportedly told The Associated Press he would be willing to scale back the department’s role in schools and [...] Read full article: Mayor On Push To Remove Police From New ...→

Watch: Mayor Garcetti to Announce Racial Equity Initiatives for City Government

Watch: Mayor Garcetti to Announce Racial Equity Initiatives for City Government

Mayor Eric Garcetti plans to announce a set of racial equity initiatives for city government during a news conference Friday. The mayor’s address is scheduled [...] Read full article: Watch: Mayor Garcetti to Announce Racial...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Urges Congress To Include Mayors In Discussions Of Police Reform Legislation; 'We're On The Front Lines'

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Urges Congress To Include Mayors In Discussions Of Police Reform Legislation; 'We're On The Front Lines'

“I think they’ve got to listen and invite us into the conversation. Mayors are on the front lines. We’ve been on the front lines through COVID-19. That work co [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Urges Congress To I...→

Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh expected to plead guilty to perjury Friday: report

Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh expected to plead guilty to perjury Friday: report

Baltimore’s disgraced former mayor Catherine Pugh, who was embroiled in a scandal involving her “Healthy Holly" children's books, is expected to plead guilty t [...] Read full article: Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh ex...→

New York City Will Enter Next Phase of Reopening on Monday, Mayor Says

New York City Will Enter Next Phase of Reopening on Monday, Mayor Says

As many as 300,000 workers are expected to get back to work as outdoor dining, in-store shopping and office work resume. Read full article: New York City Will Enter Next Phase of R...→

Mandatory mask order in Tampa to go into effect Friday, Mayor Castor announces

Mandatory mask order in Tampa to go into effect Friday, Mayor Castor announces

According to a spokesperson with Mayor Castor's office, the order would require people to wear masks indoors in Tampa. Read full article: Mandatory mask order in Tampa to go into...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Blasts 'Clearly Racist' Tweet By Chicago Teachers Union Showing Her As Scooby-Doo Villain

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Blasts 'Clearly Racist' Tweet By Chicago Teachers Union Showing Her As Scooby-Doo Villain

"If that kind of tweet, which is clearly racist, had been put forward by a right-wing group, we would rightly be denouncing them, and I think our scorn should [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Blasts 'Clearly Rac...→

Lightfoot promises no more secret City Council meetings

Emails signal the city has "discontinued" unannounced internet sessions that a watchdog group says violated the open-meetings law. Read full article: Lightfoot promises no more secret City C...→

Gov. Cuomo: Final Decision On New York City Phase 2 Reopening Coming Friday, But All Signs Look Good

Gov. Cuomo: Final Decision On New York City Phase 2 Reopening Coming Friday, But All Signs Look Good

It appears Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio are finally on the same page as far as when New York City will enter Phase 2 of reopening. Read full article: Gov. Cuomo: Final Decision On New York C...→

More Mixed Messages: Gov. Cuomo Says NYC On Track For Phase 2 Reopening Monday, But Mayor De Blasio Pumps The Breaks

More Mixed Messages: Gov. Cuomo Says NYC On Track For Phase 2 Reopening Monday, But Mayor De Blasio Pumps The Breaks

Many people in New York City are looking forward to Phase 2 on the road to reopening from the coronavirus pandemic. But not everyone is clear on the rules. Read full article: More Mixed Messages: Gov. Cuomo Says NYC...→

Philadelphia Mayor Kenney Declares Juneteenth An Official City Holiday

Philadelphia Mayor Kenney Declares Juneteenth An Official City Holiday

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has declared Juneteenth an official city holiday. The holiday commemorates the ending of slavery in America. [...] Read full article: Philadelphia Mayor Kenney Declares Junet...→

Atlanta Mayor: City Started Police Review Before Brooks Was Killed

Atlanta Mayor: City Started Police Review Before Brooks Was Killed

Atlanta had recently started a review of all of its police use of force policies when Rayshard Brooks was shot and killed by police officers in the parking lot [...] Read full article: Atlanta Mayor: City Started Police Revie...→

Why Mayor Lightfoot cannot rely on Congress to fill her budget gap for now, and what Speaker Pelosi has to say about it

Why Mayor Lightfoot cannot rely on Congress to fill her budget gap for now, and what Speaker Pelosi has to say about it

Extending the $600 weekly federal jobless benefit, due to expire July 31, may be key in bringing Republicans to the table to negotiate over the HEROES Act. Read full article: Why Mayor Lightfoot cannot rely on Congr...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s plan for coronavirus eviction protections advances despite concerns

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s plan for coronavirus eviction protections advances despite concerns

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s plan to protect tenants from eviction who’ve lost income due to the coronavirus pandemic advanced Monday, though several aldermen compla [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s plan for ...→

Miami mayor: City will not go into Phase 3, says there are major concerns with COVID-19

Miami mayor: City will not go into Phase 3, says there are major concerns with COVID-19

MIAMI (WSVN) - City of Miami Mayor Francis Suarez announced that the city is not going into the next phase of reopening due to major... Read full article: Miami mayor: City will not go into Phase...→

Boston Mayor Declares Racism a 'Public Health Crisis' in the City

Boston Mayor Declares Racism a 'Public Health Crisis' in the City

Boston's mayor declared racism a "public health crisis" and announced the reallocation of funds from the police department's overtime budget. Read full article: Boston Mayor Declares Racism a 'Public H...→

NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make up for massive revenue shortfall: Mayor de Blasio

NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make up for massive revenue shortfall: Mayor de Blasio

The move would save the city $1 billion amid ongoing effects of the coronavirus outbreak, Hizzoner said Wednesday. Read full article: NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make...→

New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At City Beaches Starting July 1, Mayor Says

New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At City Beaches Starting July 1, Mayor Says

The city normally opens its beaches on Memorial Day weekend. This year, the mayor kept them closed to avoid large crowds. Read full article: New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At ...→

Lori Lightfoot, Mayor of Chicago, on Who’s Hurt by Defunding Police

Lori Lightfoot, Mayor of Chicago, on Who’s Hurt by Defunding Police

“You are eliminating one of the few tools that the city has to create middle-class incomes for black and brown folks.” Read full article: Lori Lightfoot, Mayor of Chicago, on Who...→

Lightfoot: Phase 4 Starts Friday But Precautions Still Needed

Lightfoot: Phase 4 Starts Friday But Precautions Still Needed

"It's because of the shared sacrifice that we are able to announce that Chicago will be able to take the next step." Read full article: Lightfoot: Phase 4 Starts Friday But Pre...→

Chicago Ready to Move to Phase 4 on Friday, Mayor Says

Chicago Ready to Move to Phase 4 on Friday, Mayor Says

Chicago will be ready to enter phase four with the rest of Illinois on Friday, five days earlier than health experts had initially planned, the mayor announced [...] Read full article: Chicago Ready to Move to Phase 4 on Frid...→

This foolish feud between the CTU and Mayor Lightfoot is doing school kids like me no good | Letters

I will be forever grateful to dedicated teachers and administrators. But what has transpired between the mayor and the CTU over the past year is reprehensible. Read full article: This foolish feud between the CTU and Ma...→

Mayor De Blasio Makes Juneteenth City Holiday For Workers And Students, Announces Commission To Study City's History Of Racism

Mayor De Blasio Makes Juneteenth City Holiday For Workers And Students, Announces Commission To Study City's History Of Racism

“Structural racism pervades this city in ways that are still not acknowledged and recognized,” said de Blasio. "We have to change that." Read full article: Mayor De Blasio Makes Juneteenth City Ho...→

NYC to make Juneteenth an official city and school holiday, mayor says

NYC to make Juneteenth an official city and school holiday, mayor says

Juneteenth will become an official New York City holiday beginning next year, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday. Read full article: NYC to make Juneteenth an official city ...→

Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Thomas Jefferson statue from City Hall

Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Thomas Jefferson statue from City Hall

This founder’s no keeper as far as some powerful New York City Council members are concerned. A group of Big Apple local elected officials on Thursday formally [...] Read full article: Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Th...→

Minnesota mayor calls for city to remove ‘chief’ from city job titles because it’s 'offensive'

Minnesota mayor calls for city to remove ‘chief’ from city job titles because it’s 'offensive'

The mayor of Duluth, Minn. is pushing city council members to remove the word “chief” from job titles, saying the term is offensive to Native Americans. Read full article: Minnesota mayor calls for city to remove...→

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot says Christoper Columbus statues shouldn't be taken down

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot says Christoper Columbus statues shouldn't be taken down

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Thursday that statues of Christopher Columbus should not be torn down in response to the death of George Floyd, because it wo [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lightfoot says Christoper ...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Says 'It's Way Past Time' To Allow Indoor Dining At Restaurants

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Says 'It's Way Past Time' To Allow Indoor Dining At Restaurants

“I do think that we can open up indoor dining, and do it safely, and I think sooner rather than later," Lightfoot said. Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Says 'It's Way Past...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot rips Chicago Teachers Union’s ‘Scooby-Doo’ tweet as ‘racist’

Mayor Lori Lightfoot rips Chicago Teachers Union’s ‘Scooby-Doo’ tweet as ‘racist’

Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday lambasted as “clearly racist” and “deeply offensive” a tweet by the Chicago Teachers Union depicting an apparent cartoon versi [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot rips Chicago Teache...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot chokes up upon hearing U.S. Supreme Court blocked Trump attempt to end DACA: ‘It’s a great day'

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot chokes up upon hearing U.S. Supreme Court blocked Trump attempt to end DACA: ‘It’s a great day'

Mayor Lori Lightfoot choked up and became emotional Thursday morning when told that the U.S. Supreme Court blocked President Donald Trump from ending an Obama- [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot chokes up u...→

Aldermen Approve Mayor Lori Lightfoot's Plan For Spending $1.13 Billion In COVID-19 Stimulus Funds

Aldermen Approve Mayor Lori Lightfoot's Plan For Spending $1.13 Billion In COVID-19 Stimulus Funds

A group of aldermen this week sent Lightfoot a letter demanding a promise not to spend any of those funds on policing, but the mayor's office has made no such [...] Read full article: Aldermen Approve Mayor Lori Lightfoot's ...→

Ocean City mayor: It’s time to grant police request for more officers | WTOP

After a string of violent incidents on the boardwalk, the mayor of Ocean City, Maryland, said Monday that it is time to grant the police department’s request f [...] Read full article: Ocean City mayor: It’s time to grant pol...→

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Wants To Defund Bureaucracy: 'We Have A Lot Of Bloat And Fat At City Hall'

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Wants To Defund Bureaucracy: 'We Have A Lot Of Bloat And Fat At City Hall'

"The size of the city hall bureaucracy has without a doubt grown over the years. It needs to be stopped," said Mayor Johnson. Read full article: Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Wants To Defun...→

Lightfoot Pitches Chicago as Potential NHL Hub City

Lightfoot Pitches Chicago as Potential NHL Hub City

In an interview over the weekend, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says that she is hopeful the NHL will choose the city as one of its two hub cities for the upcom [...] Read full article: Lightfoot Pitches Chicago as Potential N...→

Mayor Lightfoot Joins Town Hall On Police Reform, Racial Justice With 3 Other Black Women Mayors

Mayor Lightfoot Joins Town Hall On Police Reform, Racial Justice With 3 Other Black Women Mayors

Mayor Lori Lightfoot took part in a special town hall on CNN Sunday night for an in-depth discussion on police reform and racial justice. Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot Joins Town Hall On Polic...→

Mayor of city with 1st known US COVID-19 case on how she navigated crisis

Mayor of city with 1st known US COVID-19 case on how she navigated crisis

Cassie Franklin, the 48-year-old mayor of Everett, Washington, made national headlines early on during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Mayor of city with 1st known US COVID-19...→

Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city employee during pandemic budget crisis - amNewYork

Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city employee during pandemic budget crisis - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio projects that up to 22,000 city employees could be laid off or furloughed to save $1 billion in agency spending for fiscal year Read full article: Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city emp...→

NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make up for massive revenue shortfall: Mayor de Blasio

NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make up for massive revenue shortfall: Mayor de Blasio

The move would save the city $1 billion amid ongoing effects of the coronavirus outbreak, Hizzoner said Wednesday. Read full article: NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make...→

Michigan mayor resigns over race comment during City Council vote

Michigan mayor resigns over race comment during City Council vote

A Michigan mayor has resigned amid criticism for saying she’d be “crucified” if she didn’t vote to reappoint a black city official. Beth Bashert stepped down a [...] Read full article: Michigan mayor resigns over race comment...→

New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At City Beaches Starting July 1, Mayor Says

New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At City Beaches Starting July 1, Mayor Says

The city normally opens its beaches on Memorial Day weekend. This year, the mayor kept them closed to avoid large crowds. Read full article: New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At ...→

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

The Chicago Police Board voted unanimously last fall to fire Rialmo, nearly four years after he shot and killed 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier and an innocent b [...] Read full article: Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lig...→

Lori Lightfoot, Mayor of Chicago, on Who’s Hurt by Defunding Police

Lori Lightfoot, Mayor of Chicago, on Who’s Hurt by Defunding Police

“You are eliminating one of the few tools that the city has to create middle-class incomes for black and brown folks.” Read full article: Lori Lightfoot, Mayor of Chicago, on Who...→

Seattle mayor announces city will reclaim police-free autonomous zone taken over by demonstrators

Seattle mayor announces city will reclaim police-free autonomous zone taken over by demonstrators

(CNN) — Seattle’s mayor told protesters Monday “it’s time for people to go home” and leave the Capitol Hill neighborhood they have established as an autonomous [...] Read full article: Seattle mayor announces city will reclai...→

Lightfoot: Phase 4 Starts Friday But Precautions Still Needed

Lightfoot: Phase 4 Starts Friday But Precautions Still Needed

"It's because of the shared sacrifice that we are able to announce that Chicago will be able to take the next step." Read full article: Lightfoot: Phase 4 Starts Friday But Pre...→

Mayor Lightfoot Discusses Chicago's Move Into Phase Four of Reopening Plan

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot discusses the city’s decision to move into Phase Four of the coronavirus reopening plan.... Under Phase Four guidelines in the “Re [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot Discusses Chicago's Move...→

Lights Announces Chicago On Track To Transition To Phase 4 On Friday

Lights Announces Chicago On Track To Transition To Phase 4 On Friday

Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Chicago is on track to transition into Phase 4 of reopening on Friday, June 26. Read full article: Lights Announces Chicago On Track To Tra...→

Chicago Ready to Move to Phase 4 on Friday, Mayor Says

Chicago Ready to Move to Phase 4 on Friday, Mayor Says

Chicago will be ready to enter phase four with the rest of Illinois on Friday, five days earlier than health experts had initially planned, the mayor announced [...] Read full article: Chicago Ready to Move to Phase 4 on Frid...→

City Council gives mayor, health commissioner until Tuesday to turn over report on NYPD-involved deaths

City Council gives mayor, health commissioner until Tuesday to turn over report on NYPD-involved deaths

The City Council is putting pressure on the mayor's office and the city's health commissioner to turn over an internal report that allegedly shows undercounted [...] Read full article: City Council gives mayor, health commiss...→

This foolish feud between the CTU and Mayor Lightfoot is doing school kids like me no good | Letters

I will be forever grateful to dedicated teachers and administrators. But what has transpired between the mayor and the CTU over the past year is reprehensible. Read full article: This foolish feud between the CTU and Ma...→

Providence Mayor Removing 'Plantations' From State Name In City Docs

Providence Mayor Removing 'Plantations' From State Name In City Docs

Providence's mayor ordered the word "plantations" scrubbed from Rhode Island's official state name on official city documents. Read full article: Providence Mayor Removing 'Plantations' ...→

Mayor On Push To Remove Police From New York City Schools: 'I Don't Think They're Right'

Mayor On Push To Remove Police From New York City Schools: 'I Don't Think They're Right'

Earlier this week, Police Commissioner Dermot Shea reportedly told The Associated Press he would be willing to scale back the department’s role in schools and [...] Read full article: Mayor On Push To Remove Police From New ...→

Watch: Mayor Garcetti to Announce Racial Equity Initiatives for City Government

Watch: Mayor Garcetti to Announce Racial Equity Initiatives for City Government

Mayor Eric Garcetti plans to announce a set of racial equity initiatives for city government during a news conference Friday. The mayor’s address is scheduled [...] Read full article: Watch: Mayor Garcetti to Announce Racial...→

Mayor De Blasio Makes Juneteenth City Holiday For Workers And Students, Announces Commission To Study City's History Of Racism

Mayor De Blasio Makes Juneteenth City Holiday For Workers And Students, Announces Commission To Study City's History Of Racism

“Structural racism pervades this city in ways that are still not acknowledged and recognized,” said de Blasio. "We have to change that." Read full article: Mayor De Blasio Makes Juneteenth City Ho...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Urges Congress To Include Mayors In Discussions Of Police Reform Legislation; 'We're On The Front Lines'

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Urges Congress To Include Mayors In Discussions Of Police Reform Legislation; 'We're On The Front Lines'

“I think they’ve got to listen and invite us into the conversation. Mayors are on the front lines. We’ve been on the front lines through COVID-19. That work co [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Urges Congress To I...→

NYC to make Juneteenth an official city and school holiday, mayor says

NYC to make Juneteenth an official city and school holiday, mayor says

Juneteenth will become an official New York City holiday beginning next year, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday. Read full article: NYC to make Juneteenth an official city ...→

Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh expected to plead guilty to perjury Friday: report

Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh expected to plead guilty to perjury Friday: report

Baltimore’s disgraced former mayor Catherine Pugh, who was embroiled in a scandal involving her “Healthy Holly" children's books, is expected to plead guilty t [...] Read full article: Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh ex...→

Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Thomas Jefferson statue from City Hall

Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Thomas Jefferson statue from City Hall

This founder’s no keeper as far as some powerful New York City Council members are concerned. A group of Big Apple local elected officials on Thursday formally [...] Read full article: Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Th...→

New York City Will Enter Next Phase of Reopening on Monday, Mayor Says

New York City Will Enter Next Phase of Reopening on Monday, Mayor Says

As many as 300,000 workers are expected to get back to work as outdoor dining, in-store shopping and office work resume. Read full article: New York City Will Enter Next Phase of R...→

Minnesota mayor calls for city to remove ‘chief’ from city job titles because it’s 'offensive'

Minnesota mayor calls for city to remove ‘chief’ from city job titles because it’s 'offensive'

The mayor of Duluth, Minn. is pushing city council members to remove the word “chief” from job titles, saying the term is offensive to Native Americans. Read full article: Minnesota mayor calls for city to remove...→

Mandatory mask order in Tampa to go into effect Friday, Mayor Castor announces

Mandatory mask order in Tampa to go into effect Friday, Mayor Castor announces

According to a spokesperson with Mayor Castor's office, the order would require people to wear masks indoors in Tampa. Read full article: Mandatory mask order in Tampa to go into...→

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot says Christoper Columbus statues shouldn't be taken down

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot says Christoper Columbus statues shouldn't be taken down

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Thursday that statues of Christopher Columbus should not be torn down in response to the death of George Floyd, because it wo [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lightfoot says Christoper ...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Blasts 'Clearly Racist' Tweet By Chicago Teachers Union Showing Her As Scooby-Doo Villain

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Blasts 'Clearly Racist' Tweet By Chicago Teachers Union Showing Her As Scooby-Doo Villain

"If that kind of tweet, which is clearly racist, had been put forward by a right-wing group, we would rightly be denouncing them, and I think our scorn should [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Blasts 'Clearly Rac...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Says 'It's Way Past Time' To Allow Indoor Dining At Restaurants

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Says 'It's Way Past Time' To Allow Indoor Dining At Restaurants

“I do think that we can open up indoor dining, and do it safely, and I think sooner rather than later," Lightfoot said. Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Says 'It's Way Past...→

Lightfoot promises no more secret City Council meetings

Emails signal the city has "discontinued" unannounced internet sessions that a watchdog group says violated the open-meetings law. Read full article: Lightfoot promises no more secret City C...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot rips Chicago Teachers Union’s ‘Scooby-Doo’ tweet as ‘racist’

Mayor Lori Lightfoot rips Chicago Teachers Union’s ‘Scooby-Doo’ tweet as ‘racist’

Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday lambasted as “clearly racist” and “deeply offensive” a tweet by the Chicago Teachers Union depicting an apparent cartoon versi [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot rips Chicago Teache...→

Gov. Cuomo: Final Decision On New York City Phase 2 Reopening Coming Friday, But All Signs Look Good

Gov. Cuomo: Final Decision On New York City Phase 2 Reopening Coming Friday, But All Signs Look Good

It appears Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio are finally on the same page as far as when New York City will enter Phase 2 of reopening. Read full article: Gov. Cuomo: Final Decision On New York C...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot chokes up upon hearing U.S. Supreme Court blocked Trump attempt to end DACA: ‘It’s a great day'

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot chokes up upon hearing U.S. Supreme Court blocked Trump attempt to end DACA: ‘It’s a great day'

Mayor Lori Lightfoot choked up and became emotional Thursday morning when told that the U.S. Supreme Court blocked President Donald Trump from ending an Obama- [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot chokes up u...→

More Mixed Messages: Gov. Cuomo Says NYC On Track For Phase 2 Reopening Monday, But Mayor De Blasio Pumps The Breaks

More Mixed Messages: Gov. Cuomo Says NYC On Track For Phase 2 Reopening Monday, But Mayor De Blasio Pumps The Breaks

Many people in New York City are looking forward to Phase 2 on the road to reopening from the coronavirus pandemic. But not everyone is clear on the rules. Read full article: More Mixed Messages: Gov. Cuomo Says NYC...→

Aldermen Approve Mayor Lori Lightfoot's Plan For Spending $1.13 Billion In COVID-19 Stimulus Funds

Aldermen Approve Mayor Lori Lightfoot's Plan For Spending $1.13 Billion In COVID-19 Stimulus Funds

A group of aldermen this week sent Lightfoot a letter demanding a promise not to spend any of those funds on policing, but the mayor's office has made no such [...] Read full article: Aldermen Approve Mayor Lori Lightfoot's ...→

Philadelphia Mayor Kenney Declares Juneteenth An Official City Holiday

Philadelphia Mayor Kenney Declares Juneteenth An Official City Holiday

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has declared Juneteenth an official city holiday. The holiday commemorates the ending of slavery in America. [...] Read full article: Philadelphia Mayor Kenney Declares Junet...→

Atlanta Mayor: City Started Police Review Before Brooks Was Killed

Atlanta Mayor: City Started Police Review Before Brooks Was Killed

Atlanta had recently started a review of all of its police use of force policies when Rayshard Brooks was shot and killed by police officers in the parking lot [...] Read full article: Atlanta Mayor: City Started Police Revie...→

Ocean City mayor: It’s time to grant police request for more officers | WTOP

After a string of violent incidents on the boardwalk, the mayor of Ocean City, Maryland, said Monday that it is time to grant the police department’s request f [...] Read full article: Ocean City mayor: It’s time to grant pol...→

Why Mayor Lightfoot cannot rely on Congress to fill her budget gap for now, and what Speaker Pelosi has to say about it

Why Mayor Lightfoot cannot rely on Congress to fill her budget gap for now, and what Speaker Pelosi has to say about it

Extending the $600 weekly federal jobless benefit, due to expire July 31, may be key in bringing Republicans to the table to negotiate over the HEROES Act. Read full article: Why Mayor Lightfoot cannot rely on Congr...→

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Wants To Defund Bureaucracy: 'We Have A Lot Of Bloat And Fat At City Hall'

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Wants To Defund Bureaucracy: 'We Have A Lot Of Bloat And Fat At City Hall'

"The size of the city hall bureaucracy has without a doubt grown over the years. It needs to be stopped," said Mayor Johnson. Read full article: Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Wants To Defun...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s plan for coronavirus eviction protections advances despite concerns

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s plan for coronavirus eviction protections advances despite concerns

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s plan to protect tenants from eviction who’ve lost income due to the coronavirus pandemic advanced Monday, though several aldermen compla [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s plan for ...→

Lightfoot Pitches Chicago as Potential NHL Hub City

Lightfoot Pitches Chicago as Potential NHL Hub City

In an interview over the weekend, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says that she is hopeful the NHL will choose the city as one of its two hub cities for the upcom [...] Read full article: Lightfoot Pitches Chicago as Potential N...→

Miami mayor: City will not go into Phase 3, says there are major concerns with COVID-19

Miami mayor: City will not go into Phase 3, says there are major concerns with COVID-19

MIAMI (WSVN) - City of Miami Mayor Francis Suarez announced that the city is not going into the next phase of reopening due to major... Read full article: Miami mayor: City will not go into Phase...→

Mayor Lightfoot Joins Town Hall On Police Reform, Racial Justice With 3 Other Black Women Mayors

Mayor Lightfoot Joins Town Hall On Police Reform, Racial Justice With 3 Other Black Women Mayors

Mayor Lori Lightfoot took part in a special town hall on CNN Sunday night for an in-depth discussion on police reform and racial justice. Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot Joins Town Hall On Polic...→

Boston Mayor Declares Racism a 'Public Health Crisis' in the City

Boston Mayor Declares Racism a 'Public Health Crisis' in the City

Boston's mayor declared racism a "public health crisis" and announced the reallocation of funds from the police department's overtime budget. Read full article: Boston Mayor Declares Racism a 'Public H...→

Mayor of city with 1st known US COVID-19 case on how she navigated crisis

Mayor of city with 1st known US COVID-19 case on how she navigated crisis

Cassie Franklin, the 48-year-old mayor of Everett, Washington, made national headlines early on during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Mayor of city with 1st known US COVID-19...→