Mayor Lightfoot is not ready to ask local property taxpayers to make up for cash she hoped would be approved in the State Capitol.
Mayor Lightfoot is accusing Uber of paying off Chicago ministers and is claiming the company was trying to keep her from passing a new rideshare tax.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot crisscrossed the state Capitol Tuesday looking for help from lawmakers to make a Chicago casino feasible and shore up the city's budget.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot is taking a politically risky trip to the State Capitol, betting she can win some changes that would improve chances for a new Chicago casino.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot took time Friday to visit with Chicago Public Schools students on their first day back in class following Thursday's resolution to a nearly two week long teachers strike.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot is promising good news and bad news in the budget proposal she plans to unveil Wednesday morning.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot wants the Chicago Teachers Union to call off its strike before there's agreement on a new contract, but the union isn't having any of it.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says the city's property taxes will be increased if her agenda isn't addressed during the Illinois General Assembly's fall veto session.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is pushing two options for a Chicago casino. One calls for a casino owned by both the city and the state, the other calls for a privately-owned casino.
Chicago officials are considering an increase in ride-hailing fees for solo riders traveling downtown, in a move aimed at reducing traffic congestion and pushing more drivers to pick up passengers in the city's predominantly minority areas.
On Wednesday night, Mayor Lori Lightfoot received a wide range of suggestions from voters about how to solve the budget crisis.
Mayor Lightfoot Monday pleaded for leaders of the Chicago Teachers Union to make what she called a "real counter-offer" as the clock ticks down toward a potential strike that could shut down schools next week.
Chicago is about to become the largest U.S. city to eliminate overdue fees for library books and other items in an effort to remove barriers that deter youth and low-income patrons.
The new Field Office Director of Chicago's U.S. Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement office is speaking out against "Sanctuary Cities" -- like Chicago.
When the recreational use of marijuana becomes legal, Chicago's mayor wants its sale banned in the central business district, near schools and in residential areas.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has added her voice to the call for the banning of flavored electronic cigarettes in the city.
“I've invited him to come to Chicago. I'd love for him to walk the streets of the West Side and the South Side,” Mayor Lori Lightfoot said.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot clashed with Sen. Ted Cruz over the latest burst of gun violence in the city, claiming Monday that Chicago's decades-long crime problem is actually the fault of Republican-run states like Indiana – because they don't have "commonsense gun legislation" in place.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot's first State of the City address featured a series of new taxes and fees. If they're not approved, she hints that another round of big property tax increases could be coming. Political analyst Maze Jackson talks about it.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot holds her first state of the city address Thursday night. WVON radio host Maze Jackson breaks down her first 100 days in office.