Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces $5 Million Fund To Provide Cash Assistance To Chicagoans Excluded From Stimulus Checks“We know $1,000 may not go a long way, but it certainly will help in these troubling times, so that families can stay in their home, put food on the table, and pay utility bills," said Raul Raymudo, co-founder and CEO of The Resurrection Project.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Projects $700 Million Budget Deficit This Year Due To COVID-19“That’s a sobering number, and it presents a sobering challenge any way you look at it,” Lightfoot said Tuesday afternoon at City Hall.
U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth Pushes Fix For Parents Of Babies Born This Year To Get Stimulus Funds Quicker"This is something that they are entitled to anyway, just don't make them wait 18 months for it," Duckworth told CNN in an interview Friday.
Illinois To Receive Less CARES Act Funding Per Positive COVID-19 Case Than Neighboring States
Hospitals Take Huge Financial Hits Because Of COVID-19"It has an impact on the viability of the entire community."
O'Hare And Midway Airports Receive More Than $375 Million In Relief Funds From Coronavirus Stimulus PackageIllinois airports will receive a total of nearly $450 million in relief funding from the $2.3 trillion coronavirus stimulus package, with the vast majority of those federal dollars going to O'Hare and Midway airports.
Coronavirus In Chicago: City, CTA, CPS To Get More Than $1.5 Billion Combined In Federal COVID-19 Relief FundsWhile the amount of federal funding coming to the city has yet to be finalized, the mayor’s financial team said it’s highly likely Chicago will need additional assistance from Congress, due to the economic toll the pandemic has taken.