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Mayor Lori Lightfoot Introduces Plan To Give Tenants More Notice When Leases Won't Be Renewed

The measure would require landlords to provide 90 days notice to tenants who have lived in their units for more than 6 months before terminating or deciding no [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Introduces Plan To ...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Plans To Fine Churches That Defied Stay-At-Home Order Rules To Hold Sunday Services

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Plans To Fine Churches That Defied Stay-At-Home Order Rules To Hold Sunday Services

“Certainly there were some churches that congregated in excess of the allowable number, and we will be taking action as to those individuals and those churches [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Plans To Fine Churc...→

Coronavirus crisis sees Italy plan to grant 500,000 undocumented migrants work permits

Coronavirus crisis sees Italy plan to grant 500,000 undocumented migrants work permits

"The food on our table comes from these fields. Now we must hand over those rights which have been denied to those who work in them," official says. Read full article: Coronavirus crisis sees Italy plan to gr...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Receive Honorary Degree For Northwestern University

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Receive Honorary Degree For Northwestern University

From dancing on TikTok to PSA videos and tweets, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has tried to use a little humor to get people to hear her message: Stay home, sav [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Receive ...→

Will CPS Schools Return in the Fall? Mayor Lightfoot Says That Is the Goal

Will CPS Schools Return in the Fall? Mayor Lightfoot Says That Is the Goal

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she hopes city schools will be back in session in the fall – even if thing may look a little different than the school studen [...] Read full article: Will CPS Schools Return in the Fall? May...→

Read Mayor Lightfoot’s Plan for Reopening Chicago

Read Mayor Lightfoot’s Plan for Reopening Chicago

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday unveiled city-specific guidelines for reopening during the coronavirus pandemic. Lightfoot’s plan includes five phases, [...] Read full article: Read Mayor Lightfoot’s Plan for Reopenin...→

Kansas City mayor defends ‘Nazi-like’ policy registering people attending church

Kansas City mayor defends ‘Nazi-like’ policy registering people attending church

A conservative law firm is calling a new order in Kansas City, Missouri "Nazi-like" for requiring churches to "surveil, track, and spy" on anyone who attends a [...] Read full article: Kansas City mayor defends ‘Nazi-like’ po...→

Mayor says city is working on summer plan to keep New Yorkers safe during warmer months

Mayor says city is working on summer plan to keep New Yorkers safe during warmer months

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday that the city is looking ahead to what social distancing will look like in the coming months. Read full article: Mayor says city is working on summer pla...→

Warm weather leads to more warnings about social distancing from Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Mayor Lori Lightfoot

Warm weather leads to more warnings about social distancing from Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Mayor Lori Lightfoot

Warmer weather brings people outside, as well as reminders from Gov. J.B. Pritzker that social distancing requirements remain in place because of the COVID-19 [...] Read full article: Warm weather leads to more warnings abou...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot reopens shuttered Chicago police detective areas

Mayor Lori Lightfoot reopens shuttered Chicago police detective areas

Police detective areas on the West and Northwest Side have been reopened, high profile moves by Mayor Lori Lightfoot to try to improve collaboration among dete [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot reopens shuttered C...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot says she could see MLB games played in Chicago this summer — but ‘probably’ with no fans in the stands

Mayor Lori Lightfoot says she could see MLB games played in Chicago this summer — but ‘probably’ with no fans in the stands

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Monday she could envision the White Sox and Cubs playing home games this year with one caveat. “Is it likely to be without fa [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot says she could see ...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Present Commencement Address At Northwestern University's Virtual Graduation

Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Present Commencement Address At Northwestern University's Virtual Graduation

“I am thinking a lot about my message to the students who are graduating into a world that's probably very different that they entered when they started as fre [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Present Commence...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot rips Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for reopening beaches: ‘God help us all’

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot rips Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for reopening beaches: ‘God help us all’

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot ripped Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday, saying he has fumbled his state’s response to the coronavirus crisis and criticizing h [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot rips Florid...→

Bipartisan breakthrough? Pols unveil 'Back to Work' plan for reopening economy with emphasis on mass testing

Bipartisan breakthrough? Pols unveil 'Back to Work' plan for reopening economy with emphasis on mass testing

EXCLUSIVE: After spending weeks diving into coronavirus issues over video conferencing, a bipartisan group of 50 House members has crafted a plan for what's ne [...] Read full article: Bipartisan breakthrough? Pols unveil 'Ba...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago restaurants may reopen in June, sees hope for outdoor music and theater

Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago restaurants may reopen in June, sees hope for outdoor music and theater

Chicago restaurants might be able to reopen in June and residents may be allowed to sit outside enjoying music, theater, and other outdoor activities, Mayor Lo [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago restau...→

Fact check: Altered video shared online falsely suggests Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot supports ‘New World Order’ conspiracy

Fact check: Altered video shared online falsely suggests Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot supports ‘New World Order’ conspiracy

Social media users are taking a comment Lightfoot made in a 2019 video out of context to suggest she is part of a global scheme to overthrow U.S. democracy and [...] Read full article: Fact check: Altered video shared online ...→

Elmhurst Mayor Asks Pritzker to Reconsider Reopening Plan, Health Care Region Grouping

Elmhurst Mayor Asks Pritzker to Reconsider Reopening Plan, Health Care Region Grouping

The mayor of suburban Elmhurst has asked Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker to reconsider portions of his plan to reopen Illinois, particularly including the city and [...] Read full article: Elmhurst Mayor Asks Pritzker to Reconsid...→

Chicago mayor sets five-phase plan for reopening city

Chicago mayor sets five-phase plan for reopening city

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has released the city's five-step path toward re-opening, which has some stricter standards than the state plan released earlier t [...] Read full article: Chicago mayor sets five-phase plan for r...→

Google extends coronavirus work-from-home plan till end of 2020

Google extends coronavirus work-from-home plan till end of 2020

Some employees expected to be able to return to offices in June or July, with extra coronavirus-safety measures, company confirms. Read full article: Google extends coronavirus work-from-hom...→

Lightfoot to Unveil Chicago’s Reopening Plan Thursday

Lightfoot to Unveil Chicago’s Reopening Plan Thursday

NOTE: Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s 1 p.m. announcement will stream live in the player above. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is set to unveil city-specific guidelines T [...] Read full article: Lightfoot to Unveil Chicago’s Reopening ...→

Chicago reaches 1,000 COVID-19 deaths, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says

Chicago reaches 1,000 COVID-19 deaths, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says

The city of Chicago reached 1,000 COVID-19 deaths on Sunday, Mayor Lori Lightfoot told reporters on a conference call. Read full article: Chicago reaches 1,000 COVID-19 deaths, C...→

Coronavirus deaths lead cemetery staff to work long hours, Boston mayor says

Coronavirus deaths lead cemetery staff to work long hours, Boston mayor says

Cemetery staff are working long hours to keep up with the large increase in burials during coronavirus, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh said. Read full article: Coronavirus deaths lead cemetery staff t...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says city government worker layoffs a last resort, but preferable to a property tax hike

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says city government worker layoffs a last resort, but preferable to a property tax hike

Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday said she would only lay off or furlough city workers as a “last, last, last resort,” but that she would do so before consideri [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says city g...→

Mayor Defends Criticism Of Brooklyn Rabbi's Funeral, Says Large Gatherings Put Lives At Risk

Mayor Defends Criticism Of Brooklyn Rabbi's Funeral, Says Large Gatherings Put Lives At Risk

The mayor said it was the largest gathering he’s seen violating the social distancing orders since the coronavirus pandemic began. Read full article: Mayor Defends Criticism Of Brooklyn Rabb...→

Mayor Lightfoot Says Large Chicago House Party Put Everyone at Risk

Mayor Lightfoot Says Large Chicago House Party Put Everyone at Risk

During Monday’s daily coronavirus briefing, Mayor Lightfoot was asked about this weekend’s massive house party in Chicago, responding it goes against everythin [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot Says Large Chicago House...→

Georgia mayor pushes back on governor's reopening plan: COVID-19 case numbers not low enough

Georgia mayor pushes back on governor's reopening plan: COVID-19 case numbers not low enough

The decision to reopen the state of Georgia before both the official end of the state's "stay-at-home" order as well as the required decrease in coronavirus ca [...] Read full article: Georgia mayor pushes back on governor's ...→

Ex-mayoral candidate Willie Wilson wants City Hall coronavirus deals; Lori Lightfoot says no

Ex-mayoral candidate Willie Wilson wants City Hall coronavirus deals; Lori Lightfoot says no

Mayor says she wouldn’t agree to Wilson’s demand for cash payment upfront: ‘Millions of dollars in cash is not something I’m ever going to do with taxpayer dol [...] Read full article: Ex-mayoral candidate Willie Wilson wants...→

Lightfoot working on plan to reopen the lakefront — but safely

Lightfoot working on plan to reopen the lakefront — but safely

The mayor said "we have to play to ... the person who’s just not gonna pay attention. What do we do to make sure we keep that person safe and minimize the risk [...] Read full article: Lightfoot working on plan to reopen the ...→

Summer in the city: Mayor de Blasio announces COVID-19 heat wave plan - amNewYork

The heat is coming and Mayor Bill de Blasio finally released a plan Friday on how to help New Yorkers stay cool during the city's notoriously sweltering Read full article: Summer in the city: Mayor de Blasio anno...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesday that Chicago’s lakefront won’t reopen  [...]

Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesday that Chicago’s lakefront won’t reopen [...]

Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesday that Chicago’s lakefront won’t reopen anytime soon, even while offering hope that some businesses could expand in the [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesda...→

Mayor Lightfoot, Chicago Teachers Union at Odds Over Plan to Reopen Schools

Mayor Lightfoot, Chicago Teachers Union at Odds Over Plan to Reopen Schools

An adamant Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot stated Monday that the city isn’t reopening the collective bargaining agreement it forged last fall with the Chicago Te [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot, Chicago Teachers Union ...→

Mayor Lightfoot Asks Chicago Residents to Fill Out Survey on Reopening

Mayor Lightfoot Asks Chicago Residents to Fill Out Survey on Reopening

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday asked residents to take a survey to help the city gauge public opinion regarding stay-at-home orders and plans for reope [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot Asks Chicago Residents t...→

Here’s how Mayor Lori Lightfoot hopes to reopen Chicago

Here’s how Mayor Lori Lightfoot hopes to reopen Chicago

Like Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s plan, the mayor’s version has five phases — with Chicago stuck in Phase 2. But Lightfoot plans to reevaluate whether to move to the n [...] Read full article: Here’s how Mayor Lori Lightfoot hopes to...→

Mayor Lightfoot: Nursing Home Employees Can Isolate At Chicago Hotels

Mayor Lightfoot: Nursing Home Employees Can Isolate At Chicago Hotels

“Chicago’s nursing home workers have been at the forefront of this unprecedented public health crisis as they continue to serve our most vulnerable residents a [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot: Nursing Home Employees ...→

Mayor Hancock Offers No New Date or Plan for Restaurant Reopenings

Mayor Hancock Offers No New Date or Plan for Restaurant Reopenings

A lack of dates and guidance from city and state leaders leaves the restaurant industry guessing. Read full article: Mayor Hancock Offers No New Date or Plan...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot: a blowhard cracking a COVID-19 whip

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot: a blowhard cracking a COVID-19 whip

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot threatened citizens and city-goers with arrest, imprisonment and fines if they dared step foot into the streets, in violation of h [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot: a blowhard...→

Gov. Abbott Defends Plan To Reopen Businesses Amid Criticism From Democrats, Some Conservatives

Gov. Abbott Defends Plan To Reopen Businesses Amid Criticism From Democrats, Some Conservatives

Governor Greg Abbott defended his decision to gradually reopen businesses starting Friday amid criticism by Democrats and some Conservatives. Read full article: Gov. Abbott Defends Plan To Reopen Busin...→

Dallas Mayor Johnson to Discuss Reopening City, Economic Recovery Plan

Dallas Mayor Johnson to Discuss Reopening City, Economic Recovery Plan

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson will hold a news conference Thursday at 5 p.m. to discuss businesses reopening and the city’s economic recovery plan. Read full article: Dallas Mayor Johnson to Discuss Reopenin...→

Dallas Mayor On Governor's Order To Reopen Texas Economy: 'We Have To Make It Work'

Dallas Mayor On Governor's Order To Reopen Texas Economy: 'We Have To Make It Work'

"We're making strides here locally in flattening the curve, but we have to continue to do it. We're not out of the woods yet, we can't let up," Mayor Johnson s [...] Read full article: Dallas Mayor On Governor's Order To Reop...→

Chicago City Council Votes to Grant Mayor Lightfoot Emergency Powers

Chicago City Council Votes to Grant Mayor Lightfoot Emergency Powers

With a vote of 29-21, the Chicago City Council on Friday approved an ordinance granting Mayor Lori Lightfoot emergency powers during the coronavirus pandemic. [...] Read full article: Chicago City Council Votes to Grant Mayo...→

Aldermen Temporarily Block Mayor Lori Lightfoot's Emergency COVID-19 Spending Powers

Aldermen Temporarily Block Mayor Lori Lightfoot's Emergency COVID-19 Spending Powers

The City Council will now reconvene Friday afternoon for a final vote on an ordinance giving the mayor's budget team greater spending authority during the pand [...] Read full article: Aldermen Temporarily Block Mayor Lori Li...→

Chicago’s coronavirus disparity: Black Chicagoans still dying disproportionately in city as Mayor Lightfoot creates response teams for hard hit neighborhoods

Chicago’s coronavirus disparity: Black Chicagoans still dying disproportionately in city as Mayor Lightfoot creates response teams for hard hit neighborhoods

Chicago's African American community continues to be disproportionately affected by the coronavirus compared to other populations in the city, officials said o [...] Read full article: Chicago’s coronavirus disparity: Black C...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Introduces Plan To Give Tenants More Notice When Leases Won't Be Renewed

The measure would require landlords to provide 90 days notice to tenants who have lived in their units for more than 6 months before terminating or deciding no [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Introduces Plan To ...→

Lightfoot working on plan to reopen the lakefront — but safely

Lightfoot working on plan to reopen the lakefront — but safely

The mayor said "we have to play to ... the person who’s just not gonna pay attention. What do we do to make sure we keep that person safe and minimize the risk [...] Read full article: Lightfoot working on plan to reopen the ...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago restaurants may reopen in June, sees hope for outdoor music and theater

Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago restaurants may reopen in June, sees hope for outdoor music and theater

Chicago restaurants might be able to reopen in June and residents may be allowed to sit outside enjoying music, theater, and other outdoor activities, Mayor Lo [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago restau...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesday that Chicago’s lakefront won’t reopen  [...]

Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesday that Chicago’s lakefront won’t reopen [...]

Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesday that Chicago’s lakefront won’t reopen anytime soon, even while offering hope that some businesses could expand in the [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesda...→

Elmhurst Mayor Asks Pritzker to Reconsider Reopening Plan, Health Care Region Grouping

Elmhurst Mayor Asks Pritzker to Reconsider Reopening Plan, Health Care Region Grouping

The mayor of suburban Elmhurst has asked Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker to reconsider portions of his plan to reopen Illinois, particularly including the city and [...] Read full article: Elmhurst Mayor Asks Pritzker to Reconsid...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Receive Honorary Degree For Northwestern University

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Receive Honorary Degree For Northwestern University

From dancing on TikTok to PSA videos and tweets, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has tried to use a little humor to get people to hear her message: Stay home, sav [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Receive ...→

Mayor Lightfoot Asks Chicago Residents to Fill Out Survey on Reopening

Mayor Lightfoot Asks Chicago Residents to Fill Out Survey on Reopening

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday asked residents to take a survey to help the city gauge public opinion regarding stay-at-home orders and plans for reope [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot Asks Chicago Residents t...→

Google extends coronavirus work-from-home plan till end of 2020

Google extends coronavirus work-from-home plan till end of 2020

Some employees expected to be able to return to offices in June or July, with extra coronavirus-safety measures, company confirms. Read full article: Google extends coronavirus work-from-hom...→

Read Mayor Lightfoot’s Plan for Reopening Chicago

Read Mayor Lightfoot’s Plan for Reopening Chicago

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday unveiled city-specific guidelines for reopening during the coronavirus pandemic. Lightfoot’s plan includes five phases, [...] Read full article: Read Mayor Lightfoot’s Plan for Reopenin...→

Mayor Lightfoot: Nursing Home Employees Can Isolate At Chicago Hotels

Mayor Lightfoot: Nursing Home Employees Can Isolate At Chicago Hotels

“Chicago’s nursing home workers have been at the forefront of this unprecedented public health crisis as they continue to serve our most vulnerable residents a [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot: Nursing Home Employees ...→

Lightfoot to Unveil Chicago’s Reopening Plan Thursday

Lightfoot to Unveil Chicago’s Reopening Plan Thursday

NOTE: Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s 1 p.m. announcement will stream live in the player above. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is set to unveil city-specific guidelines T [...] Read full article: Lightfoot to Unveil Chicago’s Reopening ...→

Kansas City mayor defends ‘Nazi-like’ policy registering people attending church

Kansas City mayor defends ‘Nazi-like’ policy registering people attending church

A conservative law firm is calling a new order in Kansas City, Missouri "Nazi-like" for requiring churches to "surveil, track, and spy" on anyone who attends a [...] Read full article: Kansas City mayor defends ‘Nazi-like’ po...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot: a blowhard cracking a COVID-19 whip

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot: a blowhard cracking a COVID-19 whip

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot threatened citizens and city-goers with arrest, imprisonment and fines if they dared step foot into the streets, in violation of h [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot: a blowhard...→

Warm weather leads to more warnings about social distancing from Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Mayor Lori Lightfoot

Warm weather leads to more warnings about social distancing from Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Mayor Lori Lightfoot

Warmer weather brings people outside, as well as reminders from Gov. J.B. Pritzker that social distancing requirements remain in place because of the COVID-19 [...] Read full article: Warm weather leads to more warnings abou...→

Gov. Abbott Defends Plan To Reopen Businesses Amid Criticism From Democrats, Some Conservatives

Gov. Abbott Defends Plan To Reopen Businesses Amid Criticism From Democrats, Some Conservatives

Governor Greg Abbott defended his decision to gradually reopen businesses starting Friday amid criticism by Democrats and some Conservatives. Read full article: Gov. Abbott Defends Plan To Reopen Busin...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says city government worker layoffs a last resort, but preferable to a property tax hike

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says city government worker layoffs a last resort, but preferable to a property tax hike

Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday said she would only lay off or furlough city workers as a “last, last, last resort,” but that she would do so before consideri [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says city g...→

Dallas Mayor On Governor's Order To Reopen Texas Economy: 'We Have To Make It Work'

Dallas Mayor On Governor's Order To Reopen Texas Economy: 'We Have To Make It Work'

"We're making strides here locally in flattening the curve, but we have to continue to do it. We're not out of the woods yet, we can't let up," Mayor Johnson s [...] Read full article: Dallas Mayor On Governor's Order To Reop...→

Mayor Lightfoot Says Large Chicago House Party Put Everyone at Risk

Mayor Lightfoot Says Large Chicago House Party Put Everyone at Risk

During Monday’s daily coronavirus briefing, Mayor Lightfoot was asked about this weekend’s massive house party in Chicago, responding it goes against everythin [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot Says Large Chicago House...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Present Commencement Address At Northwestern University's Virtual Graduation

Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Present Commencement Address At Northwestern University's Virtual Graduation

“I am thinking a lot about my message to the students who are graduating into a world that's probably very different that they entered when they started as fre [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Present Commence...→

Aldermen Temporarily Block Mayor Lori Lightfoot's Emergency COVID-19 Spending Powers

Aldermen Temporarily Block Mayor Lori Lightfoot's Emergency COVID-19 Spending Powers

The City Council will now reconvene Friday afternoon for a final vote on an ordinance giving the mayor's budget team greater spending authority during the pand [...] Read full article: Aldermen Temporarily Block Mayor Lori Li...→

Ex-mayoral candidate Willie Wilson wants City Hall coronavirus deals; Lori Lightfoot says no

Ex-mayoral candidate Willie Wilson wants City Hall coronavirus deals; Lori Lightfoot says no

Mayor says she wouldn’t agree to Wilson’s demand for cash payment upfront: ‘Millions of dollars in cash is not something I’m ever going to do with taxpayer dol [...] Read full article: Ex-mayoral candidate Willie Wilson wants...→

Bipartisan breakthrough? Pols unveil 'Back to Work' plan for reopening economy with emphasis on mass testing

Bipartisan breakthrough? Pols unveil 'Back to Work' plan for reopening economy with emphasis on mass testing

EXCLUSIVE: After spending weeks diving into coronavirus issues over video conferencing, a bipartisan group of 50 House members has crafted a plan for what's ne [...] Read full article: Bipartisan breakthrough? Pols unveil 'Ba...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Plans To Fine Churches That Defied Stay-At-Home Order Rules To Hold Sunday Services

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Plans To Fine Churches That Defied Stay-At-Home Order Rules To Hold Sunday Services

“Certainly there were some churches that congregated in excess of the allowable number, and we will be taking action as to those individuals and those churches [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Plans To Fine Churc...→

Summer in the city: Mayor de Blasio announces COVID-19 heat wave plan - amNewYork

The heat is coming and Mayor Bill de Blasio finally released a plan Friday on how to help New Yorkers stay cool during the city's notoriously sweltering Read full article: Summer in the city: Mayor de Blasio anno...→

Fact check: Altered video shared online falsely suggests Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot supports ‘New World Order’ conspiracy

Fact check: Altered video shared online falsely suggests Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot supports ‘New World Order’ conspiracy

Social media users are taking a comment Lightfoot made in a 2019 video out of context to suggest she is part of a global scheme to overthrow U.S. democracy and [...] Read full article: Fact check: Altered video shared online ...→

Coronavirus crisis sees Italy plan to grant 500,000 undocumented migrants work permits

Coronavirus crisis sees Italy plan to grant 500,000 undocumented migrants work permits

"The food on our table comes from these fields. Now we must hand over those rights which have been denied to those who work in them," official says. Read full article: Coronavirus crisis sees Italy plan to gr...→

Mayor Lightfoot, Chicago Teachers Union at Odds Over Plan to Reopen Schools

Mayor Lightfoot, Chicago Teachers Union at Odds Over Plan to Reopen Schools

An adamant Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot stated Monday that the city isn’t reopening the collective bargaining agreement it forged last fall with the Chicago Te [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot, Chicago Teachers Union ...→

Chicago mayor sets five-phase plan for reopening city

Chicago mayor sets five-phase plan for reopening city

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has released the city's five-step path toward re-opening, which has some stricter standards than the state plan released earlier t [...] Read full article: Chicago mayor sets five-phase plan for r...→

Will CPS Schools Return in the Fall? Mayor Lightfoot Says That Is the Goal

Will CPS Schools Return in the Fall? Mayor Lightfoot Says That Is the Goal

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she hopes city schools will be back in session in the fall – even if thing may look a little different than the school studen [...] Read full article: Will CPS Schools Return in the Fall? May...→

Here’s how Mayor Lori Lightfoot hopes to reopen Chicago

Here’s how Mayor Lori Lightfoot hopes to reopen Chicago

Like Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s plan, the mayor’s version has five phases — with Chicago stuck in Phase 2. But Lightfoot plans to reevaluate whether to move to the n [...] Read full article: Here’s how Mayor Lori Lightfoot hopes to...→

Mayor Hancock Offers No New Date or Plan for Restaurant Reopenings

Mayor Hancock Offers No New Date or Plan for Restaurant Reopenings

A lack of dates and guidance from city and state leaders leaves the restaurant industry guessing. Read full article: Mayor Hancock Offers No New Date or Plan...→

Chicago reaches 1,000 COVID-19 deaths, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says

Chicago reaches 1,000 COVID-19 deaths, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says

The city of Chicago reached 1,000 COVID-19 deaths on Sunday, Mayor Lori Lightfoot told reporters on a conference call. Read full article: Chicago reaches 1,000 COVID-19 deaths, C...→

Mayor says city is working on summer plan to keep New Yorkers safe during warmer months

Mayor says city is working on summer plan to keep New Yorkers safe during warmer months

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday that the city is looking ahead to what social distancing will look like in the coming months. Read full article: Mayor says city is working on summer pla...→

Coronavirus deaths lead cemetery staff to work long hours, Boston mayor says

Coronavirus deaths lead cemetery staff to work long hours, Boston mayor says

Cemetery staff are working long hours to keep up with the large increase in burials during coronavirus, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh said. Read full article: Coronavirus deaths lead cemetery staff t...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot reopens shuttered Chicago police detective areas

Mayor Lori Lightfoot reopens shuttered Chicago police detective areas

Police detective areas on the West and Northwest Side have been reopened, high profile moves by Mayor Lori Lightfoot to try to improve collaboration among dete [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot reopens shuttered C...→

Dallas Mayor Johnson to Discuss Reopening City, Economic Recovery Plan

Dallas Mayor Johnson to Discuss Reopening City, Economic Recovery Plan

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson will hold a news conference Thursday at 5 p.m. to discuss businesses reopening and the city’s economic recovery plan. Read full article: Dallas Mayor Johnson to Discuss Reopenin...→

Mayor Defends Criticism Of Brooklyn Rabbi's Funeral, Says Large Gatherings Put Lives At Risk

Mayor Defends Criticism Of Brooklyn Rabbi's Funeral, Says Large Gatherings Put Lives At Risk

The mayor said it was the largest gathering he’s seen violating the social distancing orders since the coronavirus pandemic began. Read full article: Mayor Defends Criticism Of Brooklyn Rabb...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot says she could see MLB games played in Chicago this summer — but ‘probably’ with no fans in the stands

Mayor Lori Lightfoot says she could see MLB games played in Chicago this summer — but ‘probably’ with no fans in the stands

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Monday she could envision the White Sox and Cubs playing home games this year with one caveat. “Is it likely to be without fa [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot says she could see ...→

Chicago City Council Votes to Grant Mayor Lightfoot Emergency Powers

Chicago City Council Votes to Grant Mayor Lightfoot Emergency Powers

With a vote of 29-21, the Chicago City Council on Friday approved an ordinance granting Mayor Lori Lightfoot emergency powers during the coronavirus pandemic. [...] Read full article: Chicago City Council Votes to Grant Mayo...→

Georgia mayor pushes back on governor's reopening plan: COVID-19 case numbers not low enough

Georgia mayor pushes back on governor's reopening plan: COVID-19 case numbers not low enough

The decision to reopen the state of Georgia before both the official end of the state's "stay-at-home" order as well as the required decrease in coronavirus ca [...] Read full article: Georgia mayor pushes back on governor's ...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot rips Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for reopening beaches: ‘God help us all’

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot rips Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for reopening beaches: ‘God help us all’

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot ripped Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday, saying he has fumbled his state’s response to the coronavirus crisis and criticizing h [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot rips Florid...→

Chicago’s coronavirus disparity: Black Chicagoans still dying disproportionately in city as Mayor Lightfoot creates response teams for hard hit neighborhoods

Chicago’s coronavirus disparity: Black Chicagoans still dying disproportionately in city as Mayor Lightfoot creates response teams for hard hit neighborhoods

Chicago's African American community continues to be disproportionately affected by the coronavirus compared to other populations in the city, officials said o [...] Read full article: Chicago’s coronavirus disparity: Black C...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Introduces Plan To Give Tenants More Notice When Leases Won't Be Renewed

The measure would require landlords to provide 90 days notice to tenants who have lived in their units for more than 6 months before terminating or deciding no [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Introduces Plan To ...→

Lightfoot working on plan to reopen the lakefront — but safely

Lightfoot working on plan to reopen the lakefront — but safely

The mayor said "we have to play to ... the person who’s just not gonna pay attention. What do we do to make sure we keep that person safe and minimize the risk [...] Read full article: Lightfoot working on plan to reopen the ...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Plans To Fine Churches That Defied Stay-At-Home Order Rules To Hold Sunday Services

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Plans To Fine Churches That Defied Stay-At-Home Order Rules To Hold Sunday Services

“Certainly there were some churches that congregated in excess of the allowable number, and we will be taking action as to those individuals and those churches [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Plans To Fine Churc...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago restaurants may reopen in June, sees hope for outdoor music and theater

Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago restaurants may reopen in June, sees hope for outdoor music and theater

Chicago restaurants might be able to reopen in June and residents may be allowed to sit outside enjoying music, theater, and other outdoor activities, Mayor Lo [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago restau...→

Summer in the city: Mayor de Blasio announces COVID-19 heat wave plan - amNewYork

The heat is coming and Mayor Bill de Blasio finally released a plan Friday on how to help New Yorkers stay cool during the city's notoriously sweltering Read full article: Summer in the city: Mayor de Blasio anno...→

Fact check: Altered video shared online falsely suggests Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot supports ‘New World Order’ conspiracy

Fact check: Altered video shared online falsely suggests Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot supports ‘New World Order’ conspiracy

Social media users are taking a comment Lightfoot made in a 2019 video out of context to suggest she is part of a global scheme to overthrow U.S. democracy and [...] Read full article: Fact check: Altered video shared online ...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesday that Chicago’s lakefront won’t reopen  [...]

Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesday that Chicago’s lakefront won’t reopen [...]

Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesday that Chicago’s lakefront won’t reopen anytime soon, even while offering hope that some businesses could expand in the [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesda...→

Coronavirus crisis sees Italy plan to grant 500,000 undocumented migrants work permits

Coronavirus crisis sees Italy plan to grant 500,000 undocumented migrants work permits

"The food on our table comes from these fields. Now we must hand over those rights which have been denied to those who work in them," official says. Read full article: Coronavirus crisis sees Italy plan to gr...→

Elmhurst Mayor Asks Pritzker to Reconsider Reopening Plan, Health Care Region Grouping

Elmhurst Mayor Asks Pritzker to Reconsider Reopening Plan, Health Care Region Grouping

The mayor of suburban Elmhurst has asked Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker to reconsider portions of his plan to reopen Illinois, particularly including the city and [...] Read full article: Elmhurst Mayor Asks Pritzker to Reconsid...→

Mayor Lightfoot, Chicago Teachers Union at Odds Over Plan to Reopen Schools

Mayor Lightfoot, Chicago Teachers Union at Odds Over Plan to Reopen Schools

An adamant Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot stated Monday that the city isn’t reopening the collective bargaining agreement it forged last fall with the Chicago Te [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot, Chicago Teachers Union ...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Receive Honorary Degree For Northwestern University

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Receive Honorary Degree For Northwestern University

From dancing on TikTok to PSA videos and tweets, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has tried to use a little humor to get people to hear her message: Stay home, sav [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Receive ...→

Chicago mayor sets five-phase plan for reopening city

Chicago mayor sets five-phase plan for reopening city

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has released the city's five-step path toward re-opening, which has some stricter standards than the state plan released earlier t [...] Read full article: Chicago mayor sets five-phase plan for r...→

Mayor Lightfoot Asks Chicago Residents to Fill Out Survey on Reopening

Mayor Lightfoot Asks Chicago Residents to Fill Out Survey on Reopening

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday asked residents to take a survey to help the city gauge public opinion regarding stay-at-home orders and plans for reope [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot Asks Chicago Residents t...→

Will CPS Schools Return in the Fall? Mayor Lightfoot Says That Is the Goal

Will CPS Schools Return in the Fall? Mayor Lightfoot Says That Is the Goal

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she hopes city schools will be back in session in the fall – even if thing may look a little different than the school studen [...] Read full article: Will CPS Schools Return in the Fall? May...→

Google extends coronavirus work-from-home plan till end of 2020

Google extends coronavirus work-from-home plan till end of 2020

Some employees expected to be able to return to offices in June or July, with extra coronavirus-safety measures, company confirms. Read full article: Google extends coronavirus work-from-hom...→

Here’s how Mayor Lori Lightfoot hopes to reopen Chicago

Here’s how Mayor Lori Lightfoot hopes to reopen Chicago

Like Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s plan, the mayor’s version has five phases — with Chicago stuck in Phase 2. But Lightfoot plans to reevaluate whether to move to the n [...] Read full article: Here’s how Mayor Lori Lightfoot hopes to...→

Read Mayor Lightfoot’s Plan for Reopening Chicago

Read Mayor Lightfoot’s Plan for Reopening Chicago

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday unveiled city-specific guidelines for reopening during the coronavirus pandemic. Lightfoot’s plan includes five phases, [...] Read full article: Read Mayor Lightfoot’s Plan for Reopenin...→

Mayor Lightfoot: Nursing Home Employees Can Isolate At Chicago Hotels

Mayor Lightfoot: Nursing Home Employees Can Isolate At Chicago Hotels

“Chicago’s nursing home workers have been at the forefront of this unprecedented public health crisis as they continue to serve our most vulnerable residents a [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot: Nursing Home Employees ...→

Lightfoot to Unveil Chicago’s Reopening Plan Thursday

Lightfoot to Unveil Chicago’s Reopening Plan Thursday

NOTE: Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s 1 p.m. announcement will stream live in the player above. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is set to unveil city-specific guidelines T [...] Read full article: Lightfoot to Unveil Chicago’s Reopening ...→

Mayor Hancock Offers No New Date or Plan for Restaurant Reopenings

Mayor Hancock Offers No New Date or Plan for Restaurant Reopenings

A lack of dates and guidance from city and state leaders leaves the restaurant industry guessing. Read full article: Mayor Hancock Offers No New Date or Plan...→

Kansas City mayor defends ‘Nazi-like’ policy registering people attending church

Kansas City mayor defends ‘Nazi-like’ policy registering people attending church

A conservative law firm is calling a new order in Kansas City, Missouri "Nazi-like" for requiring churches to "surveil, track, and spy" on anyone who attends a [...] Read full article: Kansas City mayor defends ‘Nazi-like’ po...→

Chicago reaches 1,000 COVID-19 deaths, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says

Chicago reaches 1,000 COVID-19 deaths, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says

The city of Chicago reached 1,000 COVID-19 deaths on Sunday, Mayor Lori Lightfoot told reporters on a conference call. Read full article: Chicago reaches 1,000 COVID-19 deaths, C...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot: a blowhard cracking a COVID-19 whip

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot: a blowhard cracking a COVID-19 whip

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot threatened citizens and city-goers with arrest, imprisonment and fines if they dared step foot into the streets, in violation of h [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot: a blowhard...→

Mayor says city is working on summer plan to keep New Yorkers safe during warmer months

Mayor says city is working on summer plan to keep New Yorkers safe during warmer months

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday that the city is looking ahead to what social distancing will look like in the coming months. Read full article: Mayor says city is working on summer pla...→

Warm weather leads to more warnings about social distancing from Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Mayor Lori Lightfoot

Warm weather leads to more warnings about social distancing from Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Mayor Lori Lightfoot

Warmer weather brings people outside, as well as reminders from Gov. J.B. Pritzker that social distancing requirements remain in place because of the COVID-19 [...] Read full article: Warm weather leads to more warnings abou...→

Coronavirus deaths lead cemetery staff to work long hours, Boston mayor says

Coronavirus deaths lead cemetery staff to work long hours, Boston mayor says

Cemetery staff are working long hours to keep up with the large increase in burials during coronavirus, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh said. Read full article: Coronavirus deaths lead cemetery staff t...→

Gov. Abbott Defends Plan To Reopen Businesses Amid Criticism From Democrats, Some Conservatives

Gov. Abbott Defends Plan To Reopen Businesses Amid Criticism From Democrats, Some Conservatives

Governor Greg Abbott defended his decision to gradually reopen businesses starting Friday amid criticism by Democrats and some Conservatives. Read full article: Gov. Abbott Defends Plan To Reopen Busin...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot reopens shuttered Chicago police detective areas

Mayor Lori Lightfoot reopens shuttered Chicago police detective areas

Police detective areas on the West and Northwest Side have been reopened, high profile moves by Mayor Lori Lightfoot to try to improve collaboration among dete [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot reopens shuttered C...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says city government worker layoffs a last resort, but preferable to a property tax hike

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says city government worker layoffs a last resort, but preferable to a property tax hike

Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday said she would only lay off or furlough city workers as a “last, last, last resort,” but that she would do so before consideri [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says city g...→

Dallas Mayor Johnson to Discuss Reopening City, Economic Recovery Plan

Dallas Mayor Johnson to Discuss Reopening City, Economic Recovery Plan

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson will hold a news conference Thursday at 5 p.m. to discuss businesses reopening and the city’s economic recovery plan. Read full article: Dallas Mayor Johnson to Discuss Reopenin...→

Mayor Defends Criticism Of Brooklyn Rabbi's Funeral, Says Large Gatherings Put Lives At Risk

Mayor Defends Criticism Of Brooklyn Rabbi's Funeral, Says Large Gatherings Put Lives At Risk

The mayor said it was the largest gathering he’s seen violating the social distancing orders since the coronavirus pandemic began. Read full article: Mayor Defends Criticism Of Brooklyn Rabb...→

Dallas Mayor On Governor's Order To Reopen Texas Economy: 'We Have To Make It Work'

Dallas Mayor On Governor's Order To Reopen Texas Economy: 'We Have To Make It Work'

"We're making strides here locally in flattening the curve, but we have to continue to do it. We're not out of the woods yet, we can't let up," Mayor Johnson s [...] Read full article: Dallas Mayor On Governor's Order To Reop...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot says she could see MLB games played in Chicago this summer — but ‘probably’ with no fans in the stands

Mayor Lori Lightfoot says she could see MLB games played in Chicago this summer — but ‘probably’ with no fans in the stands

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Monday she could envision the White Sox and Cubs playing home games this year with one caveat. “Is it likely to be without fa [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot says she could see ...→

Mayor Lightfoot Says Large Chicago House Party Put Everyone at Risk

Mayor Lightfoot Says Large Chicago House Party Put Everyone at Risk

During Monday’s daily coronavirus briefing, Mayor Lightfoot was asked about this weekend’s massive house party in Chicago, responding it goes against everythin [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot Says Large Chicago House...→

Chicago City Council Votes to Grant Mayor Lightfoot Emergency Powers

Chicago City Council Votes to Grant Mayor Lightfoot Emergency Powers

With a vote of 29-21, the Chicago City Council on Friday approved an ordinance granting Mayor Lori Lightfoot emergency powers during the coronavirus pandemic. [...] Read full article: Chicago City Council Votes to Grant Mayo...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Present Commencement Address At Northwestern University's Virtual Graduation

Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Present Commencement Address At Northwestern University's Virtual Graduation

“I am thinking a lot about my message to the students who are graduating into a world that's probably very different that they entered when they started as fre [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Present Commence...→

Georgia mayor pushes back on governor's reopening plan: COVID-19 case numbers not low enough

Georgia mayor pushes back on governor's reopening plan: COVID-19 case numbers not low enough

The decision to reopen the state of Georgia before both the official end of the state's "stay-at-home" order as well as the required decrease in coronavirus ca [...] Read full article: Georgia mayor pushes back on governor's ...→

Aldermen Temporarily Block Mayor Lori Lightfoot's Emergency COVID-19 Spending Powers

Aldermen Temporarily Block Mayor Lori Lightfoot's Emergency COVID-19 Spending Powers

The City Council will now reconvene Friday afternoon for a final vote on an ordinance giving the mayor's budget team greater spending authority during the pand [...] Read full article: Aldermen Temporarily Block Mayor Lori Li...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot rips Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for reopening beaches: ‘God help us all’

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot rips Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for reopening beaches: ‘God help us all’

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot ripped Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday, saying he has fumbled his state’s response to the coronavirus crisis and criticizing h [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot rips Florid...→

Ex-mayoral candidate Willie Wilson wants City Hall coronavirus deals; Lori Lightfoot says no

Ex-mayoral candidate Willie Wilson wants City Hall coronavirus deals; Lori Lightfoot says no

Mayor says she wouldn’t agree to Wilson’s demand for cash payment upfront: ‘Millions of dollars in cash is not something I’m ever going to do with taxpayer dol [...] Read full article: Ex-mayoral candidate Willie Wilson wants...→

Chicago’s coronavirus disparity: Black Chicagoans still dying disproportionately in city as Mayor Lightfoot creates response teams for hard hit neighborhoods

Chicago’s coronavirus disparity: Black Chicagoans still dying disproportionately in city as Mayor Lightfoot creates response teams for hard hit neighborhoods

Chicago's African American community continues to be disproportionately affected by the coronavirus compared to other populations in the city, officials said o [...] Read full article: Chicago’s coronavirus disparity: Black C...→

Bipartisan breakthrough? Pols unveil 'Back to Work' plan for reopening economy with emphasis on mass testing

Bipartisan breakthrough? Pols unveil 'Back to Work' plan for reopening economy with emphasis on mass testing

EXCLUSIVE: After spending weeks diving into coronavirus issues over video conferencing, a bipartisan group of 50 House members has crafted a plan for what's ne [...] Read full article: Bipartisan breakthrough? Pols unveil 'Ba...→