The City Council voted Tuesday to accept Mayor Lori Lightfoot's $12.8 billion budget for next year.
The city plans to enhance its testing strategy by "creating a new permanent testing site at Midway Airport, directing $14 million in grants and other resources to various healthcare and community partners to expand testing and contact tracing in clinical and community settings, and implementing a winterization plan to ensure testing remains viable throughout the winter."
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has canceled 350 layoffs tied to her pandemic budget.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday defended her decision to implement a new round of lockdown orders, just days after she joined large crowds celebrating Joe Biden's election victory.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot issued a stay-at-home advisory on Thursday in response to the rapid rise of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in Chicago.
On Thursday, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot was part of a virtual rally called “Black Women for Change,” hoping to drive millennials to the polls before and on Nov. 3.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot warned Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s planned rollback of coronavirus reopenings will have a devastating impact on the city’s economy just as it is beginning to recover from the damage caused by earlier lockdowns.
An optimistic Mayor Lori Lightfoot says downtown Chicago could return to normal next summer. But she warns of big obstacles ahead.
On Sunday, Mayor Lori Lightfoot released a video on Twitter and Facebook showing different ways Chicagoans can celebrate Halloween safely.
The comments from Dr. Deborah Birx, coronavirus task force coordinator, came during a briefing with health officials in Chicago, shortly after the city’s mayor, Lori Lightfoot, announced new restrictions, per the Chicago Tribune.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she strongly supports CPD, but the police union is wondering if that is, in fact, true.
"It has been a very tough year,” Mayor Lightfoot said. "And yes, we seek a modest property tax increase."
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot plans to propose a very "bad news" budget, with multiple tax increases and hundreds of job cuts. But sources say she's still hoping Washington will come through with new coronavirus relief cash.
Civic Federation President Laurence Msall talks about what he expects from Mayor Lori Lightfoot's budget proposal.
FOX 32's Joanie Lum reports...
Labor leaders are pushing back as Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is expected to propose a city budget with hundreds of job cuts.
Illinois Governor JB Pritzker and Chicago officials warned Monday of “worrying trends” in increased COVID-19 cases, calling it a second wave that could trigger additional restrictions to curb the spread.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is considering tax hikes to help plug the city’s $1.2 billion budget deficit, according to a report.
Seven Chicago police officers have been suspended for their roles the night then-Superintendent Eddie Johnson was found asleep behind the wheel of his SUV after having several drinks at a bar, according to a report by the city’s inspector general released Friday.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is the latest public figure to pile on President Donald Trump for a foiled plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.