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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 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 ...→

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...→

Watch Live: Lightfoot to Unveil Details on Chicago's Phase 4 Reopening Plan at 1 P.M.

Watch Live: Lightfoot to Unveil Details on Chicago's Phase 4 Reopening Plan at 1 P.M.

NOTE: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and city health officials are set to hold a press conference to discuss the changes at 1 p.m. Watch live in the player above [...] Read full article: Watch Live: Lightfoot to Unveil Details ...→

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...→

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 ...→

Sen. Tom Cotton introduces bill to give cash rewards to good cops

Sen. Tom Cotton introduces bill to give cash rewards to good cops

Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., has introduced a bill that aims to improve police performance by offering monetary rewards for good service. Read full article: Sen. Tom Cotton introduces bill to give ...→

Lightfoot moves to slow eviction of tenants struggling to pay rent during pandemic

Aldermen have been divided over whether city efforts to address COVID are helping renters or landlords more. Housing officials say it's a delicate balance.  Read full article: Lightfoot moves to slow eviction of tena...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot to introduce coronavirus tenant protection ordinance

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot to introduce coronavirus tenant protection ordinance

Mayor Lori Lightfoot plans to introduce a package next week designed to give renters who’ve lost income due to the coronavirus pandemic a measure of protection [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot to introduc...→

Rep. Rush, Mayor Lightfoot mend fences after  release of shocking video of Chicago police lounging in his burglarized campaign office

Rep. Rush, Mayor Lightfoot mend fences after release of shocking video of Chicago police lounging in his burglarized campaign office

Said Rush: "Some two years ago, I did not give this mayor the benefit of the doubt," he said. Now, he said, there is no doubt. "This is the era of Lori Lightfo [...] Read full article: Rep. Rush, Mayor Lightfoot mend fences a...→

LIVE: Mayor Lightfoot to Make Announcement With Chicago Police, Rep. Bobby Rush

LIVE: Mayor Lightfoot to Make Announcement With Chicago Police, Rep. Bobby Rush

NOTE: The 1 p.m. press conference will be streamed live in the player above. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is scheduled to make an announcement Thursday alongsi [...] Read full article: LIVE: Mayor Lightfoot to Make Announceme...→

"We've got to be bold": Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on reforming the police in the wake of George Floyd's death

"This is our moment to make sure that state legislators and local officials really rise to the occasion — not just with record rhetoric, but with actions," Lig [...] Read full article: "We've got to be bold": Chicago Mayor Lo...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s $1.1 billion coronavirus spending plan advances, despite concerns

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s $1.1 billion coronavirus spending plan advances, despite concerns

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s plan for $1.1 billion in federal CARES Act spending to help Chicago deal with mounting costs and community need due to the coronavirus p [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s $1.1 bill...→

Lightfoot proposes moratorium on eviction of tenants strapped by pandemic

Lightfoot proposes moratorium on eviction of tenants strapped by pandemic

The mayor’s plan would prohibit landlords from evicting without first waiting five days for the tenant to deliver a "Notice of COVID-19 impact" that outlines j [...] Read full article: Lightfoot proposes moratorium on evictio...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Projects $700 Million Budget Deficit This Year Due To COVID-19

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Projects $700 Million Budget Deficit This Year Due To COVID-19

“That’s a sobering number, and it presents a sobering challenge any way you look at it,” Lightfoot said Tuesday afternoon at City Hall. Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Projects $700 Milli...→

Mayor De Blasio Doesn't Give Hard Answers On How City Will Defund The NYPD

Mayor De Blasio Doesn't Give Hard Answers On How City Will Defund The NYPD

Hundreds of current and former city staffers who worked for de Blasio took to the steps of City Hall to denounce his record as the police reformer and to deman [...] Read full article: Mayor De Blasio Doesn't Give Hard Answer...→

San Jose mayor releases extensive police reform plan to investigate officers, audit spending

San Jose mayor releases extensive police reform plan to investigate officers, audit spending

The mayor’s plan comes just one week after the city passed a budget that maintained the police department’s budget Read full article: San Jose mayor releases extensive police...→

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...→

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 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...→

Activists push for plan that would give community panel the power to fire Chicago cops

Activists push for plan that would give community panel the power to fire Chicago cops

A group of activists with the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression led a caravan from the near South Side to the Thompson Center across fro [...] Read full article: Activists push for plan that would give ...→

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 Announces Reopening Plan for Lakefront, Bars

Lightfoot Announces Reopening Plan for Lakefront, Bars

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has announced plans to reopen the city’s lakefront and area bars, but with some changes and new restrictions in place. Beginning J [...] Read full article: Lightfoot Announces Reopening Plan for L...→

Mayor Breed Reveals Plan To Use Soda Tax Money To Help Those In Need In Wake Of COVID-19 Outbreak

Mayor Breed Reveals Plan To Use Soda Tax Money To Help Those In Need In Wake Of COVID-19 Outbreak

Mayor London Breed unveiled a plan Friday to use $1.65 million from the city's soda tax revenue to help individuals and families who are struggling to buy food [...] Read full article: Mayor Breed Reveals Plan To Use Soda Tax...→

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot calls video of police relaxing, popping popcorn near riots an 'embarrassment'

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot calls video of police relaxing, popping popcorn near riots an 'embarrassment'

After video surfaced allegedly showing a group of Chicago police officers “lounging” in a congressman’s office as looters ransacked nearby businesses, Mayor Lo [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lightfoot calls video of p...→

Budget Committee OKs Lightfoot plan on how to spend $1.1 billion windfall from federal stimulus

Budget Committee OKs Lightfoot plan on how to spend $1.1 billion windfall from federal stimulus

During the marathon meeting, aldermen questioned whether enough was set aside for housing and violence prevention and if $40 million was enough to hold back in [...] Read full article: Budget Committee OKs Lightfoot plan on h...→

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot: 'Way Too Many Guns on Our Streets'

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot: 'Way Too Many Guns on Our Streets'

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Wednesday she and other mayor have been working on police reform, but at the same time, people are dying in record numbers be [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lightfoot: 'Way Too Many G...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot: Defunding Police To Pay For More Social Services Doesn't Need To Be 'Either/Or Proposition'

Mayor Lori Lightfoot: Defunding Police To Pay For More Social Services Doesn't Need To Be 'Either/Or Proposition'

"The investments that we are committed to making in violence reduction, in mental health, in affordable housing and workforce development; we need to make thos [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot: Defunding Police T...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot In Expletive-Filled Fight with Alderman over Black Lives Matter Riots

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot In Expletive-Filled Fight with Alderman over Black Lives Matter Riots

Ald. Raymond Lopez attacked Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, accusing her of protecting downtown and the Northside when his district was looted. Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot In Expletiv...→

Commando’s plan to kill Utah mayor serving in Afghanistan missed by Intelligence screeners

Commando’s plan to kill Utah mayor serving in Afghanistan missed by Intelligence screeners

An Afghan commando who fatally shot a Utah mayor serving in the National Guard in 2018 had planned the killing for weeks, according to an Army investigative re [...] Read full article: Commando’s plan to kill Utah mayor servi...→

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...→

Absurd bill to give tenants a decade to repay rent should be rejected

Absurd bill to give tenants a decade to repay rent should be rejected

When we first heard about Senate Bill 1410, we figured that its supporters couldn’t be serious. Read full article: Absurd bill to give tenants a decade to ...→

LA Mayor Establishes Office Of Racial Equity, Plans To 'Give Preference To Minority-Owned Businesses'

LA Mayor Establishes Office Of Racial Equity, Plans To 'Give Preference To Minority-Owned Businesses'

An executive order signed Friday by Mayor Eric Garcetti requires Los Angeles city departments to prepare for the reinstatement of affirmative action in Califor [...] Read full article: LA Mayor Establishes Office Of Racial Eq...→

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...→

California Bill Would Give Tenants Until 2034 To Repay Rent Missed During COVID Emergency

California Bill Would Give Tenants Until 2034 To Repay Rent Missed During COVID Emergency

A San Fernando Valley lawmaker wants to give tenants struggling to repay rent during the coronavirus shutdown another decade to pay it back. Read full article: California Bill Would Give Tenants Until...→

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...→

Arlington Co. introduces funding plan for police body cameras | WTOP

Arlington Co. introduces funding plan for police body cameras | WTOP

Amid nationwide calls for more police accountability, a plan has been introduced to launch a body camera program in Virginia’s Arlington County. Read full article: Arlington Co. introduces funding plan fo...→

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...→

Dallas Mayor, U.S. Senator Plan Joint Roundtable on Police Reform

Dallas Mayor, U.S. Senator Plan Joint Roundtable on Police Reform

Friday, Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson and U.S. Sen. John Cornyn will host a roundtable to discuss police reform and the relationship between police and the communi [...] Read full article: Dallas Mayor, U.S. Senator Plan Joint Ro...→

Mayor Lightfoot, Rep. Rush Condemn Officers For 'Lounging' In Rush's Office During Unrest

Mayor Lightfoot, Rep. Rush Condemn Officers For 'Lounging' In Rush's Office During Unrest

CHICAGO (CBS) —   Visibly angry and holding back tears, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the officers seen lounging, napping, making coffee and popping popcor [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot, Rep. Rush Condemn Offic...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Lashes Out At Alderman For 'Illegally' Recording Call, Leaking Profane Argument Over Looting

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Lashes Out At Alderman For 'Illegally' Recording Call, Leaking Profane Argument Over Looting

“There were a lot of incredible emotions that were shared in that call by fellow aldermen, now all of whom don’t feel secure or safe coming together with their [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Lashes Out At Alder...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces $5 Million Fund To Provide Cash Assistance To Chicagoans Excluded From Stimulus Checks

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces $5 Million Fund To Provide Cash Assistance To Chicagoans Excluded From Stimulus Checks

“We know $1,000 may not go a long way, but it certainly will help in these troubling times, so that families can stay in their home, put food on the table, and [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces $5 Millio...→

Some Aldermen Still Resentful A Week After Looting, Criticize Mayor Lightfoot

Some Aldermen Still Resentful A Week After Looting, Criticize Mayor Lightfoot

A week after looting decimated part of the city, resentment was still simmering in many Chicago neighborhoods. Read full article: Some Aldermen Still Resentful A Week Aft...→

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...→

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...→

Watch Live: Lightfoot to Unveil Details on Chicago's Phase 4 Reopening Plan at 1 P.M.

Watch Live: Lightfoot to Unveil Details on Chicago's Phase 4 Reopening Plan at 1 P.M.

NOTE: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and city health officials are set to hold a press conference to discuss the changes at 1 p.m. Watch live in the player above [...] Read full article: Watch Live: Lightfoot to Unveil Details ...→

LA Mayor Establishes Office Of Racial Equity, Plans To 'Give Preference To Minority-Owned Businesses'

LA Mayor Establishes Office Of Racial Equity, Plans To 'Give Preference To Minority-Owned Businesses'

An executive order signed Friday by Mayor Eric Garcetti requires Los Angeles city departments to prepare for the reinstatement of affirmative action in Califor [...] Read full article: LA Mayor Establishes Office Of Racial Eq...→

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 ...→

California Bill Would Give Tenants Until 2034 To Repay Rent Missed During COVID Emergency

California Bill Would Give Tenants Until 2034 To Repay Rent Missed During COVID Emergency

A San Fernando Valley lawmaker wants to give tenants struggling to repay rent during the coronavirus shutdown another decade to pay it back. Read full article: California Bill Would Give Tenants Until...→

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 ...→

Arlington Co. introduces funding plan for police body cameras | WTOP

Arlington Co. introduces funding plan for police body cameras | WTOP

Amid nationwide calls for more police accountability, a plan has been introduced to launch a body camera program in Virginia’s Arlington County. Read full article: Arlington Co. introduces funding plan fo...→

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 moves to slow eviction of tenants struggling to pay rent during pandemic

Aldermen have been divided over whether city efforts to address COVID are helping renters or landlords more. Housing officials say it's a delicate balance.  Read full article: Lightfoot moves to slow eviction of tena...→

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 Breed Reveals Plan To Use Soda Tax Money To Help Those In Need In Wake Of COVID-19 Outbreak

Mayor Breed Reveals Plan To Use Soda Tax Money To Help Those In Need In Wake Of COVID-19 Outbreak

Mayor London Breed unveiled a plan Friday to use $1.65 million from the city's soda tax revenue to help individuals and families who are struggling to buy food [...] Read full article: Mayor Breed Reveals Plan To Use Soda Tax...→

Rep. Rush, Mayor Lightfoot mend fences after  release of shocking video of Chicago police lounging in his burglarized campaign office

Rep. Rush, Mayor Lightfoot mend fences after release of shocking video of Chicago police lounging in his burglarized campaign office

Said Rush: "Some two years ago, I did not give this mayor the benefit of the doubt," he said. Now, he said, there is no doubt. "This is the era of Lori Lightfo [...] Read full article: Rep. Rush, Mayor Lightfoot mend fences a...→

Mayor Lightfoot, Rep. Rush Condemn Officers For 'Lounging' In Rush's Office During Unrest

Mayor Lightfoot, Rep. Rush Condemn Officers For 'Lounging' In Rush's Office During Unrest

CHICAGO (CBS) —   Visibly angry and holding back tears, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the officers seen lounging, napping, making coffee and popping popcor [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot, Rep. Rush Condemn Offic...→

"We've got to be bold": Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on reforming the police in the wake of George Floyd's death

"This is our moment to make sure that state legislators and local officials really rise to the occasion — not just with record rhetoric, but with actions," Lig [...] Read full article: "We've got to be bold": Chicago Mayor Lo...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Lashes Out At Alderman For 'Illegally' Recording Call, Leaking Profane Argument Over Looting

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Lashes Out At Alderman For 'Illegally' Recording Call, Leaking Profane Argument Over Looting

“There were a lot of incredible emotions that were shared in that call by fellow aldermen, now all of whom don’t feel secure or safe coming together with their [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Lashes Out At Alder...→

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot: 'Way Too Many Guns on Our Streets'

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot: 'Way Too Many Guns on Our Streets'

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Wednesday she and other mayor have been working on police reform, but at the same time, people are dying in record numbers be [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lightfoot: 'Way Too Many G...→

Lightfoot proposes moratorium on eviction of tenants strapped by pandemic

Lightfoot proposes moratorium on eviction of tenants strapped by pandemic

The mayor’s plan would prohibit landlords from evicting without first waiting five days for the tenant to deliver a "Notice of COVID-19 impact" that outlines j [...] Read full article: Lightfoot proposes moratorium on evictio...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot In Expletive-Filled Fight with Alderman over Black Lives Matter Riots

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot In Expletive-Filled Fight with Alderman over Black Lives Matter Riots

Ald. Raymond Lopez attacked Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, accusing her of protecting downtown and the Northside when his district was looted. Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot In Expletiv...→

Mayor De Blasio Doesn't Give Hard Answers On How City Will Defund The NYPD

Mayor De Blasio Doesn't Give Hard Answers On How City Will Defund The NYPD

Hundreds of current and former city staffers who worked for de Blasio took to the steps of City Hall to denounce his record as the police reformer and to deman [...] Read full article: Mayor De Blasio Doesn't Give Hard Answer...→

San Jose mayor releases extensive police reform plan to investigate officers, audit spending

San Jose mayor releases extensive police reform plan to investigate officers, audit spending

The mayor’s plan comes just one week after the city passed a budget that maintained the police department’s budget Read full article: San Jose mayor releases extensive police...→

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...→

Absurd bill to give tenants a decade to repay rent should be rejected

Absurd bill to give tenants a decade to repay rent should be rejected

When we first heard about Senate Bill 1410, we figured that its supporters couldn’t be serious. Read full article: Absurd bill to give tenants a decade to ...→

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 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...→

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...→

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...→

Activists push for plan that would give community panel the power to fire Chicago cops

Activists push for plan that would give community panel the power to fire Chicago cops

A group of activists with the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression led a caravan from the near South Side to the Thompson Center across fro [...] Read full article: Activists push for plan that would give ...→

Sen. Tom Cotton introduces bill to give cash rewards to good cops

Sen. Tom Cotton introduces bill to give cash rewards to good cops

Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., has introduced a bill that aims to improve police performance by offering monetary rewards for good service. Read full article: Sen. Tom Cotton introduces bill to give ...→

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 Announces Reopening Plan for Lakefront, Bars

Lightfoot Announces Reopening Plan for Lakefront, Bars

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has announced plans to reopen the city’s lakefront and area bars, but with some changes and new restrictions in place. Beginning J [...] Read full article: Lightfoot Announces Reopening Plan for L...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot to introduce coronavirus tenant protection ordinance

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot to introduce coronavirus tenant protection ordinance

Mayor Lori Lightfoot plans to introduce a package next week designed to give renters who’ve lost income due to the coronavirus pandemic a measure of protection [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot to introduc...→

Dallas Mayor, U.S. Senator Plan Joint Roundtable on Police Reform

Dallas Mayor, U.S. Senator Plan Joint Roundtable on Police Reform

Friday, Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson and U.S. Sen. John Cornyn will host a roundtable to discuss police reform and the relationship between police and the communi [...] Read full article: Dallas Mayor, U.S. Senator Plan Joint Ro...→

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot calls video of police relaxing, popping popcorn near riots an 'embarrassment'

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot calls video of police relaxing, popping popcorn near riots an 'embarrassment'

After video surfaced allegedly showing a group of Chicago police officers “lounging” in a congressman’s office as looters ransacked nearby businesses, Mayor Lo [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lightfoot calls video of p...→

LIVE: Mayor Lightfoot to Make Announcement With Chicago Police, Rep. Bobby Rush

LIVE: Mayor Lightfoot to Make Announcement With Chicago Police, Rep. Bobby Rush

NOTE: The 1 p.m. press conference will be streamed live in the player above. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is scheduled to make an announcement Thursday alongsi [...] Read full article: LIVE: Mayor Lightfoot to Make Announceme...→

Budget Committee OKs Lightfoot plan on how to spend $1.1 billion windfall from federal stimulus

Budget Committee OKs Lightfoot plan on how to spend $1.1 billion windfall from federal stimulus

During the marathon meeting, aldermen questioned whether enough was set aside for housing and violence prevention and if $40 million was enough to hold back in [...] Read full article: Budget Committee OKs Lightfoot plan on h...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s $1.1 billion coronavirus spending plan advances, despite concerns

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s $1.1 billion coronavirus spending plan advances, despite concerns

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s plan for $1.1 billion in federal CARES Act spending to help Chicago deal with mounting costs and community need due to the coronavirus p [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s $1.1 bill...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces $5 Million Fund To Provide Cash Assistance To Chicagoans Excluded From Stimulus Checks

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces $5 Million Fund To Provide Cash Assistance To Chicagoans Excluded From Stimulus Checks

“We know $1,000 may not go a long way, but it certainly will help in these troubling times, so that families can stay in their home, put food on the table, and [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces $5 Millio...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot: Defunding Police To Pay For More Social Services Doesn't Need To Be 'Either/Or Proposition'

Mayor Lori Lightfoot: Defunding Police To Pay For More Social Services Doesn't Need To Be 'Either/Or Proposition'

"The investments that we are committed to making in violence reduction, in mental health, in affordable housing and workforce development; we need to make thos [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot: Defunding Police T...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Projects $700 Million Budget Deficit This Year Due To COVID-19

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Projects $700 Million Budget Deficit This Year Due To COVID-19

“That’s a sobering number, and it presents a sobering challenge any way you look at it,” Lightfoot said Tuesday afternoon at City Hall. Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Projects $700 Milli...→

Some Aldermen Still Resentful A Week After Looting, Criticize Mayor Lightfoot

Some Aldermen Still Resentful A Week After Looting, Criticize Mayor Lightfoot

A week after looting decimated part of the city, resentment was still simmering in many Chicago neighborhoods. Read full article: Some Aldermen Still Resentful A Week Aft...→

Commando’s plan to kill Utah mayor serving in Afghanistan missed by Intelligence screeners

Commando’s plan to kill Utah mayor serving in Afghanistan missed by Intelligence screeners

An Afghan commando who fatally shot a Utah mayor serving in the National Guard in 2018 had planned the killing for weeks, according to an Army investigative re [...] Read full article: Commando’s plan to kill Utah mayor servi...→

San Jose mayor releases extensive police reform plan to investigate officers, audit spending

San Jose mayor releases extensive police reform plan to investigate officers, audit spending

The mayor’s plan comes just one week after the city passed a budget that maintained the police department’s budget Read full article: San Jose mayor releases extensive police...→

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...→

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...→

Absurd bill to give tenants a decade to repay rent should be rejected

Absurd bill to give tenants a decade to repay rent should be rejected

When we first heard about Senate Bill 1410, we figured that its supporters couldn’t be serious. Read full article: Absurd bill to give tenants a decade to ...→

Watch Live: Lightfoot to Unveil Details on Chicago's Phase 4 Reopening Plan at 1 P.M.

Watch Live: Lightfoot to Unveil Details on Chicago's Phase 4 Reopening Plan at 1 P.M.

NOTE: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and city health officials are set to hold a press conference to discuss the changes at 1 p.m. Watch live in the player above [...] Read full article: Watch Live: Lightfoot to Unveil Details ...→

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...→

LA Mayor Establishes Office Of Racial Equity, Plans To 'Give Preference To Minority-Owned Businesses'

LA Mayor Establishes Office Of Racial Equity, Plans To 'Give Preference To Minority-Owned Businesses'

An executive order signed Friday by Mayor Eric Garcetti requires Los Angeles city departments to prepare for the reinstatement of affirmative action in Califor [...] Read full article: LA Mayor Establishes Office Of Racial Eq...→

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...→

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...→

California Bill Would Give Tenants Until 2034 To Repay Rent Missed During COVID Emergency

California Bill Would Give Tenants Until 2034 To Repay Rent Missed During COVID Emergency

A San Fernando Valley lawmaker wants to give tenants struggling to repay rent during the coronavirus shutdown another decade to pay it back. Read full article: California Bill Would Give Tenants Until...→

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 ...→

Activists push for plan that would give community panel the power to fire Chicago cops

Activists push for plan that would give community panel the power to fire Chicago cops

A group of activists with the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression led a caravan from the near South Side to the Thompson Center across fro [...] Read full article: Activists push for plan that would give ...→

Arlington Co. introduces funding plan for police body cameras | WTOP

Arlington Co. introduces funding plan for police body cameras | WTOP

Amid nationwide calls for more police accountability, a plan has been introduced to launch a body camera program in Virginia’s Arlington County. Read full article: Arlington Co. introduces funding plan fo...→

Sen. Tom Cotton introduces bill to give cash rewards to good cops

Sen. Tom Cotton introduces bill to give cash rewards to good cops

Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., has introduced a bill that aims to improve police performance by offering monetary rewards for good service. Read full article: Sen. Tom Cotton introduces bill to give ...→

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 ...→

Lightfoot moves to slow eviction of tenants struggling to pay rent during pandemic

Aldermen have been divided over whether city efforts to address COVID are helping renters or landlords more. Housing officials say it's a delicate balance.  Read full article: Lightfoot moves to slow eviction of tena...→

Lightfoot Announces Reopening Plan for Lakefront, Bars

Lightfoot Announces Reopening Plan for Lakefront, Bars

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has announced plans to reopen the city’s lakefront and area bars, but with some changes and new restrictions in place. Beginning J [...] Read full article: Lightfoot Announces Reopening Plan for L...→

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...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot to introduce coronavirus tenant protection ordinance

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot to introduce coronavirus tenant protection ordinance

Mayor Lori Lightfoot plans to introduce a package next week designed to give renters who’ve lost income due to the coronavirus pandemic a measure of protection [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot to introduc...→

Mayor Breed Reveals Plan To Use Soda Tax Money To Help Those In Need In Wake Of COVID-19 Outbreak

Mayor Breed Reveals Plan To Use Soda Tax Money To Help Those In Need In Wake Of COVID-19 Outbreak

Mayor London Breed unveiled a plan Friday to use $1.65 million from the city's soda tax revenue to help individuals and families who are struggling to buy food [...] Read full article: Mayor Breed Reveals Plan To Use Soda Tax...→

Dallas Mayor, U.S. Senator Plan Joint Roundtable on Police Reform

Dallas Mayor, U.S. Senator Plan Joint Roundtable on Police Reform

Friday, Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson and U.S. Sen. John Cornyn will host a roundtable to discuss police reform and the relationship between police and the communi [...] Read full article: Dallas Mayor, U.S. Senator Plan Joint Ro...→

Rep. Rush, Mayor Lightfoot mend fences after  release of shocking video of Chicago police lounging in his burglarized campaign office

Rep. Rush, Mayor Lightfoot mend fences after release of shocking video of Chicago police lounging in his burglarized campaign office

Said Rush: "Some two years ago, I did not give this mayor the benefit of the doubt," he said. Now, he said, there is no doubt. "This is the era of Lori Lightfo [...] Read full article: Rep. Rush, Mayor Lightfoot mend fences a...→

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot calls video of police relaxing, popping popcorn near riots an 'embarrassment'

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot calls video of police relaxing, popping popcorn near riots an 'embarrassment'

After video surfaced allegedly showing a group of Chicago police officers “lounging” in a congressman’s office as looters ransacked nearby businesses, Mayor Lo [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lightfoot calls video of p...→

Mayor Lightfoot, Rep. Rush Condemn Officers For 'Lounging' In Rush's Office During Unrest

Mayor Lightfoot, Rep. Rush Condemn Officers For 'Lounging' In Rush's Office During Unrest

CHICAGO (CBS) —   Visibly angry and holding back tears, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the officers seen lounging, napping, making coffee and popping popcor [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot, Rep. Rush Condemn Offic...→

LIVE: Mayor Lightfoot to Make Announcement With Chicago Police, Rep. Bobby Rush

LIVE: Mayor Lightfoot to Make Announcement With Chicago Police, Rep. Bobby Rush

NOTE: The 1 p.m. press conference will be streamed live in the player above. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is scheduled to make an announcement Thursday alongsi [...] Read full article: LIVE: Mayor Lightfoot to Make Announceme...→

"We've got to be bold": Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on reforming the police in the wake of George Floyd's death

"This is our moment to make sure that state legislators and local officials really rise to the occasion — not just with record rhetoric, but with actions," Lig [...] Read full article: "We've got to be bold": Chicago Mayor Lo...→

Budget Committee OKs Lightfoot plan on how to spend $1.1 billion windfall from federal stimulus

Budget Committee OKs Lightfoot plan on how to spend $1.1 billion windfall from federal stimulus

During the marathon meeting, aldermen questioned whether enough was set aside for housing and violence prevention and if $40 million was enough to hold back in [...] Read full article: Budget Committee OKs Lightfoot plan on h...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Lashes Out At Alderman For 'Illegally' Recording Call, Leaking Profane Argument Over Looting

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Lashes Out At Alderman For 'Illegally' Recording Call, Leaking Profane Argument Over Looting

“There were a lot of incredible emotions that were shared in that call by fellow aldermen, now all of whom don’t feel secure or safe coming together with their [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Lashes Out At Alder...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s $1.1 billion coronavirus spending plan advances, despite concerns

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s $1.1 billion coronavirus spending plan advances, despite concerns

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s plan for $1.1 billion in federal CARES Act spending to help Chicago deal with mounting costs and community need due to the coronavirus p [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s $1.1 bill...→

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot: 'Way Too Many Guns on Our Streets'

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot: 'Way Too Many Guns on Our Streets'

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Wednesday she and other mayor have been working on police reform, but at the same time, people are dying in record numbers be [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lightfoot: 'Way Too Many G...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces $5 Million Fund To Provide Cash Assistance To Chicagoans Excluded From Stimulus Checks

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces $5 Million Fund To Provide Cash Assistance To Chicagoans Excluded From Stimulus Checks

“We know $1,000 may not go a long way, but it certainly will help in these troubling times, so that families can stay in their home, put food on the table, and [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces $5 Millio...→

Lightfoot proposes moratorium on eviction of tenants strapped by pandemic

Lightfoot proposes moratorium on eviction of tenants strapped by pandemic

The mayor’s plan would prohibit landlords from evicting without first waiting five days for the tenant to deliver a "Notice of COVID-19 impact" that outlines j [...] Read full article: Lightfoot proposes moratorium on evictio...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot: Defunding Police To Pay For More Social Services Doesn't Need To Be 'Either/Or Proposition'

Mayor Lori Lightfoot: Defunding Police To Pay For More Social Services Doesn't Need To Be 'Either/Or Proposition'

"The investments that we are committed to making in violence reduction, in mental health, in affordable housing and workforce development; we need to make thos [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot: Defunding Police T...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Projects $700 Million Budget Deficit This Year Due To COVID-19

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Projects $700 Million Budget Deficit This Year Due To COVID-19

“That’s a sobering number, and it presents a sobering challenge any way you look at it,” Lightfoot said Tuesday afternoon at City Hall. Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Projects $700 Milli...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot In Expletive-Filled Fight with Alderman over Black Lives Matter Riots

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot In Expletive-Filled Fight with Alderman over Black Lives Matter Riots

Ald. Raymond Lopez attacked Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, accusing her of protecting downtown and the Northside when his district was looted. Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot In Expletiv...→

Some Aldermen Still Resentful A Week After Looting, Criticize Mayor Lightfoot

Some Aldermen Still Resentful A Week After Looting, Criticize Mayor Lightfoot

A week after looting decimated part of the city, resentment was still simmering in many Chicago neighborhoods. Read full article: Some Aldermen Still Resentful A Week Aft...→

Mayor De Blasio Doesn't Give Hard Answers On How City Will Defund The NYPD

Mayor De Blasio Doesn't Give Hard Answers On How City Will Defund The NYPD

Hundreds of current and former city staffers who worked for de Blasio took to the steps of City Hall to denounce his record as the police reformer and to deman [...] Read full article: Mayor De Blasio Doesn't Give Hard Answer...→

Commando’s plan to kill Utah mayor serving in Afghanistan missed by Intelligence screeners

Commando’s plan to kill Utah mayor serving in Afghanistan missed by Intelligence screeners

An Afghan commando who fatally shot a Utah mayor serving in the National Guard in 2018 had planned the killing for weeks, according to an Army investigative re [...] Read full article: Commando’s plan to kill Utah mayor servi...→