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 Weather: Weekend Warmup Continues
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: COVID In Chicago: Glitches Cause Concerns for Those Who Have Signed Up For COVID-19 Vaccine At United Center
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: Senate Passes President Biden's $1.9 Trillion COVID Relief Bill; What Does It Mean For You?