Lightfoot’s office says she will address lawmakers in both chambers. She is to speak to the Illinois House on Wednesday afternoon and the Illinois Senate on Thursday morning.READ MORE: Chicago's Famed Palmer House Reopens With Millions Of Dollars In Renovations
Lightfoot last week was elected Chicago’s next mayor. She takes office next month, replacing Mayor Rahm Emanuel who decided not to seek re-election.READ MORE: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Declares Racism A Public Health Crisis In Chicago; 'It Is Literally Killing Us'
Lightfoot is scheduled to meet Wednesday with Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker, Lt. Gov. Juliana Stratton, House Speaker Michael Madigan and House Republican Leader Jim Durkin.
On Thursday she is to meet with Senate President John Cullerton, Senate Majority Leader Kimberly Lightford and Senate Republican Leader Bill Brady.MORE NEWS: CTA Stops Will Soon Be Vaccination Stations Throughout The City