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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...→

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...→

Here’s which Chicago businesses and places will be able to start reopening next month

Here’s which Chicago businesses and places will be able to start reopening next month

Mayor Lori Lightfoot started to lay out approximately when some businesses can open back up with strict social distancing, limits on capacity and other precaut [...] Read full article: Here’s which Chicago businesses and plac...→

Chicago Area Restaurants Get Ready To Reopen Under Pritzker's Updated Phase 3 Plan

Chicago Area Restaurants Get Ready To Reopen Under Pritzker's Updated Phase 3 Plan

The movement in the governor's office announced Wednesday came about following intense lobbying by the Illinois Restaurant Association, with lengthy meetings t [...] Read full article: Chicago Area Restaurants Get Ready To Re...→

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 ...→

Atlanta mayor: Georgia's reopening 'not as bad' as feared despite coronavirus

Atlanta mayor: Georgia's reopening 'not as bad' as feared despite coronavirus

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said Monday that Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp’s move to reopen the state's economy has not been “as bad” as she thought.  Read full article: Atlanta mayor: Georgia's reopening 'not ...→

Mayor Muriel Bowser: D.C. 6 Days Away from Reopening Target

Mayor Muriel Bowser: D.C. 6 Days Away from Reopening Target

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) said on Monday that the city is just six days away from reaching the criteria necessary to begin reopening. Read full article: Mayor Muriel Bowser: D.C. 6 Days Away fr...→

‘Give SD Control’: Mayor Says San Diego Restaurants Ready for Safe Reopening

‘Give SD Control’: Mayor Says San Diego Restaurants Ready for Safe Reopening

Members of San Diego’s restaurant industry showed off procedures Monday that local eateries are proposing to keep customers and employees safe once dine-in ser [...] Read full article: ‘Give SD Control’: Mayor Says San Diego ...→

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...→

Pennsylvania group lays out reopening timeline for parks, other recreation facilities based Gov. Wolf's plan

Pennsylvania group lays out reopening timeline for parks, other recreation facilities based Gov. Wolf's plan

The Pennsylvania Parks and Recreation Society issued a chart breaking down when places like playgrounds, gyms, and beaches will likely be open depending on wha [...] Read full article: Pennsylvania group lays out reopening ti...→

How Close is Chicago to Its Next Phase of Reopening? Here’s a Look

How Close is Chicago to Its Next Phase of Reopening? Here’s a Look

Chicago is currently in phase two of a five-phased reopening plan, but with many regions in Illinois preparing to enter the next steps of reopening, residents [...] Read full article: How Close is Chicago to Its Next Phase o...→

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...→

Chicago Archdiocese Releases Reopening Plan; Churches Could Reopen For Some Activities May 23

Chicago Archdiocese Releases Reopening Plan; Churches Could Reopen For Some Activities May 23

The Chicago Archdiocese on Wednesday released a multi-phase plan to reopen Roman Catholic churches amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Chicago Archdiocese Releases Reopening P...→

Miami-Dade mayor releases draft of guidelines for potential May 18 reopening

Miami-Dade mayor releases draft of guidelines for potential May 18 reopening

MIAMI (WSVN) - Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez has released a draft of the guidelines for a potential reopening for Miami-Dade County. Gimenez said the county. [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade mayor releases draft of guide...→

Coronavirus: Riverside County Adopts Local Plan For Faster Reopening

Coronavirus: Riverside County Adopts Local Plan For Faster Reopening

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved a comprehensive plan to remove regulatory hurdles connected to the statewide coronavirus emergency, [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Riverside County Adopts Loc...→

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...→

Hotel group takes aim at Pritzker's reopening plan

The Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association says the governor needs to "offer some hope" to a huge and reeling industry. Read full article: Hotel group takes aim at Pritzker's reop...→

Mayor says Mexico City will begin gradual reopening June 1

Mexico City, one of the world's largest cities and the epicenter of the country's coronavirus epidemic, will begin a gradual reopening June 1, its mayor said W [...] Read full article: Mayor says Mexico City will begin gradua...→

Boston-area gym owners disappointed in late reopening per Gov. Baker’s plan

Boston-area gym owners disappointed in late reopening per Gov. Baker’s plan

Owners of gyms shut down by coronavirus will need to wait until Phase 3 of Massachusetts’ reopening plan to restart their business — a decision that landed lik [...] Read full article: Boston-area gym owners disappointed in l...→

Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' coronavirus stay-at-home order, Chicago mayor to issue citations

Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' coronavirus stay-at-home order, Chicago mayor to issue citations

Churchgoers in Chicago could face citations pending a review for attending in-person services, according to the mayor's office. Read full article: Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' cor...→

Lightfoot: Chicago staring down another $1 billion budget hole

A year into office, the mayor faces a budget gap similar to what she started with, and there are fewer options to fill it. Without federal aid, "we are going t [...] Read full article: Lightfoot: Chicago staring down another ...→

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 ...→

Restaurant, bar owners pan de Blasio’s partial coronavirus reopening plan

Restaurant, bar owners pan de Blasio’s partial coronavirus reopening plan

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to reopen coronavirus-shuttered restaurants and bars under capacity restrictions is half-baked, with the potential to further starv [...] Read full article: Restaurant, bar owners pan de Blasio’s p...→

Next phase of reopening Chicago will go slowly, keep lakefront closed, Lightfoot says

Next phase of reopening Chicago will go slowly, keep lakefront closed, Lightfoot says

During a virtual speech to the Economic Club of Chicago, the mayor said, "Unfortunately at this point, we will not be ready to reopen our lakefront" because a [...] Read full article: Next phase of reopening Chicago will go ...→

Massachusetts businesses closed over coronavirus seek ‘clarity’ on Charlie Baker’s four-phase reopening plan

Massachusetts businesses closed over coronavirus seek ‘clarity’ on Charlie Baker’s four-phase reopening plan

Some businesses could get the green light to open as early as next week if the state’s coronavirus statistics keep trending down, but Gov. Charlie Baker left b [...] Read full article: Massachusetts businesses closed over cor...→

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 ...→

SD County Approved to Advance Further Into Stage 2 of State Reopening Plan

SD County Approved to Advance Further Into Stage 2 of State Reopening Plan

California has approved San Diego County to move further into stage 2 of the state’s reopening plan, allowing for in-store retail shopping, in-restaurant dinin [...] Read full article: SD County Approved to Advance Further In...→

Phase 3: The Changes Announced Wednesday to Illinois’ Reopening Plan

Phase 3: The Changes Announced Wednesday to Illinois’ Reopening Plan

As Illinois moves closer to the end of May, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced a series of revisions to the state’s phased reopening plan. The biggest changes will i [...] Read full article: Phase 3: The Changes Announced Wednesday...→

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 ...→

Palatine, Arlington Heights and Hoffman Estates go on record seeking change in state's reopening plan

Palatine, Arlington Heights and Hoffman Estates go on record seeking change in state's reopening plan

Palatine, Arlington Heights and Hoffman Estates passed resolutions Monday calling on Gov. J.B. Pritzker to alter the Restore Illinois plan in an effort to help [...] Read full article: Palatine, Arlington Heights and Hoffman ...→

Church leaders outline plan for holding services again in Chicago

Church leaders outline plan for holding services again in Chicago

The plan includes: handing out hand sanitizer, gloves and masks; following social distancing guidelines; and temperature checks before each service. Read full article: Church leaders outline plan for holding ...→

Chicago Restaurants Could Reopen in June: Mayor Lighfoot

Chicago Restaurants Could Reopen in June: Mayor Lighfoot

Restaurants throughout the city of Chicago could reopen in June, but with notable changes, Mayor Lori Lightfoot told the Chicago Tribune Friday. One potential [...] Read full article: Chicago Restaurants Could Reopen in June...→

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...→

Catholic churches outline plan for gradual reopening (LIVE UPDATES)

Catholic churches outline plan for gradual reopening (LIVE UPDATES)

According to the statements released by Chicago’s Cardinal Blase Cupich, Rockford’s Bishop David Malloy and Joliet’s Apostolic Administrator Richard Pates, the [...] Read full article: Catholic churches outline plan for gradu...→

Chicago, Rockford, Joliet dioceses: State OKs plan to start reopening churches as soon as May 23

Chicago, Rockford, Joliet dioceses: State OKs plan to start reopening churches as soon as May 23

Citing an agreement with the governor's office, Cardinal Blase Cupich of the Archdiocese of Chicago on Wednesday announced a plan for the gradual reopening of [...] Read full article: Chicago, Rockford, Joliet dioceses: Stat...→

Column: Suburban officials urge Pritzker to separate collar counties from Cook in reopening plan

Column: Suburban officials urge Pritzker to separate collar counties from Cook in reopening plan

Mayors of New Lenox and Lockport are among south suburban elected leaders joining a growing chorus calling on Gov. J.B. Pritzker to revise his plan for reopeni [...] Read full article: Column: Suburban officials urge Pritzker...→

Miami-Dade Preparing Plan for Reopening County Next Week

Miami-Dade Preparing Plan for Reopening County Next Week

Leaders in Miami-Dade are preparing plans for the partial reopening of the county’s economy next week from the coronavirus shutdown. City of Miami Mayor Franci [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade Preparing Plan for Reopening ...→

We won’t reopen teachers contract for Chicago Public Schools to start on time this fall, Lightfoot says

We won’t reopen teachers contract for Chicago Public Schools to start on time this fall, Lightfoot says

"First and foremost, we’ll be guided by what the public health data tells us. And hopefully, we’ll have a constructive conversation with CTU leadership," the m [...] Read full article: We won’t reopen teachers contract for Ch...→

Top Illinois Republicans Call on Pritzker to Ease Restrictions in Phased Reopening Plan

Top Illinois Republicans Call on Pritzker to Ease Restrictions in Phased Reopening Plan

Top Republican lawmakers are calling on Gov. J.B. Pritzker to make a series of changes to his administration’s phased reopening plan, arguing that “less restri [...] Read full article: Top Illinois Republicans Call on Pritzke...→

Here’s which Chicago businesses and places will be able to start reopening next month

Here’s which Chicago businesses and places will be able to start reopening next month

Mayor Lori Lightfoot started to lay out approximately when some businesses can open back up with strict social distancing, limits on capacity and other precaut [...] Read full article: Here’s which Chicago businesses and plac...→

SD County Approved to Advance Further Into Stage 2 of State Reopening Plan

SD County Approved to Advance Further Into Stage 2 of State Reopening Plan

California has approved San Diego County to move further into stage 2 of the state’s reopening plan, allowing for in-store retail shopping, in-restaurant dinin [...] Read full article: SD County Approved to Advance Further In...→

Mayor says Mexico City will begin gradual reopening June 1

Mexico City, one of the world's largest cities and the epicenter of the country's coronavirus epidemic, will begin a gradual reopening June 1, its mayor said W [...] Read full article: Mayor says Mexico City will begin gradua...→

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 ...→

Palatine, Arlington Heights and Hoffman Estates go on record seeking change in state's reopening plan

Palatine, Arlington Heights and Hoffman Estates go on record seeking change in state's reopening plan

Palatine, Arlington Heights and Hoffman Estates passed resolutions Monday calling on Gov. J.B. Pritzker to alter the Restore Illinois plan in an effort to help [...] Read full article: Palatine, Arlington Heights and Hoffman ...→

Boston-area gym owners disappointed in late reopening per Gov. Baker’s plan

Boston-area gym owners disappointed in late reopening per Gov. Baker’s plan

Owners of gyms shut down by coronavirus will need to wait until Phase 3 of Massachusetts’ reopening plan to restart their business — a decision that landed lik [...] Read full article: Boston-area gym owners disappointed in l...→

‘Give SD Control’: Mayor Says San Diego Restaurants Ready for Safe Reopening

‘Give SD Control’: Mayor Says San Diego Restaurants Ready for Safe Reopening

Members of San Diego’s restaurant industry showed off procedures Monday that local eateries are proposing to keep customers and employees safe once dine-in ser [...] Read full article: ‘Give SD Control’: Mayor Says San Diego ...→

Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' coronavirus stay-at-home order, Chicago mayor to issue citations

Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' coronavirus stay-at-home order, Chicago mayor to issue citations

Churchgoers in Chicago could face citations pending a review for attending in-person services, according to the mayor's office. Read full article: Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' cor...→

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...→

How Close is Chicago to Its Next Phase of Reopening? Here’s a Look

How Close is Chicago to Its Next Phase of Reopening? Here’s a Look

Chicago is currently in phase two of a five-phased reopening plan, but with many regions in Illinois preparing to enter the next steps of reopening, residents [...] Read full article: How Close is Chicago to Its Next Phase o...→

Catholic churches outline plan for gradual reopening (LIVE UPDATES)

Catholic churches outline plan for gradual reopening (LIVE UPDATES)

According to the statements released by Chicago’s Cardinal Blase Cupich, Rockford’s Bishop David Malloy and Joliet’s Apostolic Administrator Richard Pates, the [...] Read full article: Catholic churches outline plan for gradu...→

Restaurant, bar owners pan de Blasio’s partial coronavirus reopening plan

Restaurant, bar owners pan de Blasio’s partial coronavirus reopening plan

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to reopen coronavirus-shuttered restaurants and bars under capacity restrictions is half-baked, with the potential to further starv [...] Read full article: Restaurant, bar owners pan de Blasio’s p...→

Chicago Archdiocese Releases Reopening Plan; Churches Could Reopen For Some Activities May 23

Chicago Archdiocese Releases Reopening Plan; Churches Could Reopen For Some Activities May 23

The Chicago Archdiocese on Wednesday released a multi-phase plan to reopen Roman Catholic churches amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Chicago Archdiocese Releases Reopening P...→

Column: Suburban officials urge Pritzker to separate collar counties from Cook in reopening plan

Column: Suburban officials urge Pritzker to separate collar counties from Cook in reopening plan

Mayors of New Lenox and Lockport are among south suburban elected leaders joining a growing chorus calling on Gov. J.B. Pritzker to revise his plan for reopeni [...] Read full article: Column: Suburban officials urge Pritzker...→

Coronavirus: Riverside County Adopts Local Plan For Faster Reopening

Coronavirus: Riverside County Adopts Local Plan For Faster Reopening

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved a comprehensive plan to remove regulatory hurdles connected to the statewide coronavirus emergency, [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Riverside County Adopts Loc...→

We won’t reopen teachers contract for Chicago Public Schools to start on time this fall, Lightfoot says

We won’t reopen teachers contract for Chicago Public Schools to start on time this fall, Lightfoot says

"First and foremost, we’ll be guided by what the public health data tells us. And hopefully, we’ll have a constructive conversation with CTU leadership," the m [...] Read full article: We won’t reopen teachers contract for Ch...→

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 ...→

Hotel group takes aim at Pritzker's reopening plan

The Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association says the governor needs to "offer some hope" to a huge and reeling industry. Read full article: Hotel group takes aim at Pritzker's reop...→

Chicago Area Restaurants Get Ready To Reopen Under Pritzker's Updated Phase 3 Plan

Chicago Area Restaurants Get Ready To Reopen Under Pritzker's Updated Phase 3 Plan

The movement in the governor's office announced Wednesday came about following intense lobbying by the Illinois Restaurant Association, with lengthy meetings t [...] Read full article: Chicago Area Restaurants Get Ready To Re...→

Phase 3: The Changes Announced Wednesday to Illinois’ Reopening Plan

Phase 3: The Changes Announced Wednesday to Illinois’ Reopening Plan

As Illinois moves closer to the end of May, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced a series of revisions to the state’s phased reopening plan. The biggest changes will i [...] Read full article: Phase 3: The Changes Announced Wednesday...→

Atlanta mayor: Georgia's reopening 'not as bad' as feared despite coronavirus

Atlanta mayor: Georgia's reopening 'not as bad' as feared despite coronavirus

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said Monday that Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp’s move to reopen the state's economy has not been “as bad” as she thought.  Read full article: Atlanta mayor: Georgia's reopening 'not ...→

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 Muriel Bowser: D.C. 6 Days Away from Reopening Target

Mayor Muriel Bowser: D.C. 6 Days Away from Reopening Target

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) said on Monday that the city is just six days away from reaching the criteria necessary to begin reopening. Read full article: Mayor Muriel Bowser: D.C. 6 Days Away fr...→

Church leaders outline plan for holding services again in Chicago

Church leaders outline plan for holding services again in Chicago

The plan includes: handing out hand sanitizer, gloves and masks; following social distancing guidelines; and temperature checks before each service. Read full article: Church leaders outline plan for holding ...→

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...→

Chicago Restaurants Could Reopen in June: Mayor Lighfoot

Chicago Restaurants Could Reopen in June: Mayor Lighfoot

Restaurants throughout the city of Chicago could reopen in June, but with notable changes, Mayor Lori Lightfoot told the Chicago Tribune Friday. One potential [...] Read full article: Chicago Restaurants Could Reopen in June...→

Lightfoot: Chicago staring down another $1 billion budget hole

A year into office, the mayor faces a budget gap similar to what she started with, and there are fewer options to fill it. Without federal aid, "we are going t [...] Read full article: Lightfoot: Chicago staring down another ...→

Pennsylvania group lays out reopening timeline for parks, other recreation facilities based Gov. Wolf's plan

Pennsylvania group lays out reopening timeline for parks, other recreation facilities based Gov. Wolf's plan

The Pennsylvania Parks and Recreation Society issued a chart breaking down when places like playgrounds, gyms, and beaches will likely be open depending on wha [...] Read full article: Pennsylvania group lays out reopening ti...→

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...→

Chicago, Rockford, Joliet dioceses: State OKs plan to start reopening churches as soon as May 23

Chicago, Rockford, Joliet dioceses: State OKs plan to start reopening churches as soon as May 23

Citing an agreement with the governor's office, Cardinal Blase Cupich of the Archdiocese of Chicago on Wednesday announced a plan for the gradual reopening of [...] Read full article: Chicago, Rockford, Joliet dioceses: Stat...→

Next phase of reopening Chicago will go slowly, keep lakefront closed, Lightfoot says

Next phase of reopening Chicago will go slowly, keep lakefront closed, Lightfoot says

During a virtual speech to the Economic Club of Chicago, the mayor said, "Unfortunately at this point, we will not be ready to reopen our lakefront" because a [...] Read full article: Next phase of reopening Chicago will go ...→

Miami-Dade mayor releases draft of guidelines for potential May 18 reopening

Miami-Dade mayor releases draft of guidelines for potential May 18 reopening

MIAMI (WSVN) - Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez has released a draft of the guidelines for a potential reopening for Miami-Dade County. Gimenez said the county. [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade mayor releases draft of guide...→

Miami-Dade Preparing Plan for Reopening County Next Week

Miami-Dade Preparing Plan for Reopening County Next Week

Leaders in Miami-Dade are preparing plans for the partial reopening of the county’s economy next week from the coronavirus shutdown. City of Miami Mayor Franci [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade Preparing Plan for Reopening ...→

Massachusetts businesses closed over coronavirus seek ‘clarity’ on Charlie Baker’s four-phase reopening plan

Massachusetts businesses closed over coronavirus seek ‘clarity’ on Charlie Baker’s four-phase reopening plan

Some businesses could get the green light to open as early as next week if the state’s coronavirus statistics keep trending down, but Gov. Charlie Baker left b [...] Read full article: Massachusetts businesses closed over cor...→

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...→

Top Illinois Republicans Call on Pritzker to Ease Restrictions in Phased Reopening Plan

Top Illinois Republicans Call on Pritzker to Ease Restrictions in Phased Reopening Plan

Top Republican lawmakers are calling on Gov. J.B. Pritzker to make a series of changes to his administration’s phased reopening plan, arguing that “less restri [...] Read full article: Top Illinois Republicans Call on Pritzke...→

Here’s which Chicago businesses and places will be able to start reopening next month

Here’s which Chicago businesses and places will be able to start reopening next month

Mayor Lori Lightfoot started to lay out approximately when some businesses can open back up with strict social distancing, limits on capacity and other precaut [...] Read full article: Here’s which Chicago businesses and plac...→

SD County Approved to Advance Further Into Stage 2 of State Reopening Plan

SD County Approved to Advance Further Into Stage 2 of State Reopening Plan

California has approved San Diego County to move further into stage 2 of the state’s reopening plan, allowing for in-store retail shopping, in-restaurant dinin [...] Read full article: SD County Approved to Advance Further In...→

Chicago Area Restaurants Get Ready To Reopen Under Pritzker's Updated Phase 3 Plan

Chicago Area Restaurants Get Ready To Reopen Under Pritzker's Updated Phase 3 Plan

The movement in the governor's office announced Wednesday came about following intense lobbying by the Illinois Restaurant Association, with lengthy meetings t [...] Read full article: Chicago Area Restaurants Get Ready To Re...→

Mayor says Mexico City will begin gradual reopening June 1

Mexico City, one of the world's largest cities and the epicenter of the country's coronavirus epidemic, will begin a gradual reopening June 1, its mayor said W [...] Read full article: Mayor says Mexico City will begin gradua...→

Phase 3: The Changes Announced Wednesday to Illinois’ Reopening Plan

Phase 3: The Changes Announced Wednesday to Illinois’ Reopening Plan

As Illinois moves closer to the end of May, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced a series of revisions to the state’s phased reopening plan. The biggest changes will i [...] Read full article: Phase 3: The Changes Announced Wednesday...→

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 ...→

Atlanta mayor: Georgia's reopening 'not as bad' as feared despite coronavirus

Atlanta mayor: Georgia's reopening 'not as bad' as feared despite coronavirus

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said Monday that Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp’s move to reopen the state's economy has not been “as bad” as she thought.  Read full article: Atlanta mayor: Georgia's reopening 'not ...→

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 ...→

Palatine, Arlington Heights and Hoffman Estates go on record seeking change in state's reopening plan

Palatine, Arlington Heights and Hoffman Estates go on record seeking change in state's reopening plan

Palatine, Arlington Heights and Hoffman Estates passed resolutions Monday calling on Gov. J.B. Pritzker to alter the Restore Illinois plan in an effort to help [...] Read full article: Palatine, Arlington Heights and Hoffman ...→

Mayor Muriel Bowser: D.C. 6 Days Away from Reopening Target

Mayor Muriel Bowser: D.C. 6 Days Away from Reopening Target

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) said on Monday that the city is just six days away from reaching the criteria necessary to begin reopening. Read full article: Mayor Muriel Bowser: D.C. 6 Days Away fr...→

Boston-area gym owners disappointed in late reopening per Gov. Baker’s plan

Boston-area gym owners disappointed in late reopening per Gov. Baker’s plan

Owners of gyms shut down by coronavirus will need to wait until Phase 3 of Massachusetts’ reopening plan to restart their business — a decision that landed lik [...] Read full article: Boston-area gym owners disappointed in l...→

Church leaders outline plan for holding services again in Chicago

Church leaders outline plan for holding services again in Chicago

The plan includes: handing out hand sanitizer, gloves and masks; following social distancing guidelines; and temperature checks before each service. Read full article: Church leaders outline plan for holding ...→

‘Give SD Control’: Mayor Says San Diego Restaurants Ready for Safe Reopening

‘Give SD Control’: Mayor Says San Diego Restaurants Ready for Safe Reopening

Members of San Diego’s restaurant industry showed off procedures Monday that local eateries are proposing to keep customers and employees safe once dine-in ser [...] Read full article: ‘Give SD Control’: Mayor Says San Diego ...→

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...→

Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' coronavirus stay-at-home order, Chicago mayor to issue citations

Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' coronavirus stay-at-home order, Chicago mayor to issue citations

Churchgoers in Chicago could face citations pending a review for attending in-person services, according to the mayor's office. Read full article: Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' cor...→

Chicago Restaurants Could Reopen in June: Mayor Lighfoot

Chicago Restaurants Could Reopen in June: Mayor Lighfoot

Restaurants throughout the city of Chicago could reopen in June, but with notable changes, Mayor Lori Lightfoot told the Chicago Tribune Friday. One potential [...] Read full article: Chicago Restaurants Could Reopen in June...→

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...→

Lightfoot: Chicago staring down another $1 billion budget hole

A year into office, the mayor faces a budget gap similar to what she started with, and there are fewer options to fill it. Without federal aid, "we are going t [...] Read full article: Lightfoot: Chicago staring down another ...→

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...→

Pennsylvania group lays out reopening timeline for parks, other recreation facilities based Gov. Wolf's plan

Pennsylvania group lays out reopening timeline for parks, other recreation facilities based Gov. Wolf's plan

The Pennsylvania Parks and Recreation Society issued a chart breaking down when places like playgrounds, gyms, and beaches will likely be open depending on wha [...] Read full article: Pennsylvania group lays out reopening ti...→

How Close is Chicago to Its Next Phase of Reopening? Here’s a Look

How Close is Chicago to Its Next Phase of Reopening? Here’s a Look

Chicago is currently in phase two of a five-phased reopening plan, but with many regions in Illinois preparing to enter the next steps of reopening, residents [...] Read full article: How Close is Chicago to Its Next Phase o...→

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 ...→

Catholic churches outline plan for gradual reopening (LIVE UPDATES)

Catholic churches outline plan for gradual reopening (LIVE UPDATES)

According to the statements released by Chicago’s Cardinal Blase Cupich, Rockford’s Bishop David Malloy and Joliet’s Apostolic Administrator Richard Pates, the [...] Read full article: Catholic churches outline plan for gradu...→

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...→

Restaurant, bar owners pan de Blasio’s partial coronavirus reopening plan

Restaurant, bar owners pan de Blasio’s partial coronavirus reopening plan

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to reopen coronavirus-shuttered restaurants and bars under capacity restrictions is half-baked, with the potential to further starv [...] Read full article: Restaurant, bar owners pan de Blasio’s p...→

Chicago, Rockford, Joliet dioceses: State OKs plan to start reopening churches as soon as May 23

Chicago, Rockford, Joliet dioceses: State OKs plan to start reopening churches as soon as May 23

Citing an agreement with the governor's office, Cardinal Blase Cupich of the Archdiocese of Chicago on Wednesday announced a plan for the gradual reopening of [...] Read full article: Chicago, Rockford, Joliet dioceses: Stat...→

Chicago Archdiocese Releases Reopening Plan; Churches Could Reopen For Some Activities May 23

Chicago Archdiocese Releases Reopening Plan; Churches Could Reopen For Some Activities May 23

The Chicago Archdiocese on Wednesday released a multi-phase plan to reopen Roman Catholic churches amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Chicago Archdiocese Releases Reopening P...→

Next phase of reopening Chicago will go slowly, keep lakefront closed, Lightfoot says

Next phase of reopening Chicago will go slowly, keep lakefront closed, Lightfoot says

During a virtual speech to the Economic Club of Chicago, the mayor said, "Unfortunately at this point, we will not be ready to reopen our lakefront" because a [...] Read full article: Next phase of reopening Chicago will go ...→

Column: Suburban officials urge Pritzker to separate collar counties from Cook in reopening plan

Column: Suburban officials urge Pritzker to separate collar counties from Cook in reopening plan

Mayors of New Lenox and Lockport are among south suburban elected leaders joining a growing chorus calling on Gov. J.B. Pritzker to revise his plan for reopeni [...] Read full article: Column: Suburban officials urge Pritzker...→

Miami-Dade mayor releases draft of guidelines for potential May 18 reopening

Miami-Dade mayor releases draft of guidelines for potential May 18 reopening

MIAMI (WSVN) - Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez has released a draft of the guidelines for a potential reopening for Miami-Dade County. Gimenez said the county. [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade mayor releases draft of guide...→

Miami-Dade Preparing Plan for Reopening County Next Week

Miami-Dade Preparing Plan for Reopening County Next Week

Leaders in Miami-Dade are preparing plans for the partial reopening of the county’s economy next week from the coronavirus shutdown. City of Miami Mayor Franci [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade Preparing Plan for Reopening ...→

Coronavirus: Riverside County Adopts Local Plan For Faster Reopening

Coronavirus: Riverside County Adopts Local Plan For Faster Reopening

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved a comprehensive plan to remove regulatory hurdles connected to the statewide coronavirus emergency, [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Riverside County Adopts Loc...→

Massachusetts businesses closed over coronavirus seek ‘clarity’ on Charlie Baker’s four-phase reopening plan

Massachusetts businesses closed over coronavirus seek ‘clarity’ on Charlie Baker’s four-phase reopening plan

Some businesses could get the green light to open as early as next week if the state’s coronavirus statistics keep trending down, but Gov. Charlie Baker left b [...] Read full article: Massachusetts businesses closed over cor...→

We won’t reopen teachers contract for Chicago Public Schools to start on time this fall, Lightfoot says

We won’t reopen teachers contract for Chicago Public Schools to start on time this fall, Lightfoot says

"First and foremost, we’ll be guided by what the public health data tells us. And hopefully, we’ll have a constructive conversation with CTU leadership," the m [...] Read full article: We won’t reopen teachers contract for Ch...→

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 ...→

Top Illinois Republicans Call on Pritzker to Ease Restrictions in Phased Reopening Plan

Top Illinois Republicans Call on Pritzker to Ease Restrictions in Phased Reopening Plan

Top Republican lawmakers are calling on Gov. J.B. Pritzker to make a series of changes to his administration’s phased reopening plan, arguing that “less restri [...] Read full article: Top Illinois Republicans Call on Pritzke...→

Hotel group takes aim at Pritzker's reopening plan

The Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association says the governor needs to "offer some hope" to a huge and reeling industry. Read full article: Hotel group takes aim at Pritzker's reop...→