State House Adjourns Without Considering Mayor Lightfoot's Chicago Casino ProposalThe Illinois state House of Representatives adjourned on Thursday without considering Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s call for a Chicago casino.
Mayor Lightfoot Claims Uber Offered $54 Million To Ministers If They Bashed Her Rideshare Tax PlanMayor Lori Lightfoot on Wednesday accused Uber of offering tens of millions of dollars to ministers to get them to bash her proposed rideshare tax.
Mayor Lightfoot Tells State Lawmakers City Needs Casino To Fill Budget HoleMayor Lori Lightfoot showed her hand in Springfield Tuesday, telling state lawmakers the city needs a casino to help solve its massive budget hole.
Who Will Replace Police Supt. Eddie Johnson? Mayor Lightfoot Not Talking YetWith Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson now retiring, we don’t yet have any idea who will replace him on a permanent basis – though there are interim candidates on the horizon.
Scandals, Controversies Have Marked Ends Of Terms For Last 4 Chicago Police SuperintendentsAll four Chicago Police superintendents who have served over the past 16 years have seen their tenures end in either scandal or controversy.
Mayor Lightfoot Turns Out At Gately Stadium To Cheer On Simeon In Playoff GameMayor Lori Lightfoot paid a visit to Gately Stadium in the Roseland community Saturday to cheer on Simeon Career Academy, as the Wolverines played and won in the Illinois football playoffs.
Chicago Teachers' Strike Ends With Agreement: Did Teachers Get What They Wanted?A teachers’ strike that tied for the fourth longest in Chicago history is now over – but did the teachers get what they wanted?
Teachers' Strike May Leave Relationship Between Mayor Lightfoot, CTU StrainedWhile a deal has been approved and the Chicago Teachers Union has agreed to end its strike, the strain of reaching the agreement seemed apparent on both sides Thursday.
CPS Classes Canceled For Eighth Day On Monday, Which Will Make 2019 Teachers' Strike Longest Since 1987Classes are canceled for again for Chicago Public Schools students on Monday, CPS announced.
City Announces Tentative Agreement With SEIU Local 73, Representing 7,500 CPS Support Staff -- But Teachers' Strike ContinuesThe union representing some Chicago Public Schools support staff has come to a tentative agreement with the city – but that has no effect on the teachers’ strike.
Mayor Lightfoot To Address City's Budget Plans, Chicago Faces $838 Million ShortfallMayor Lori Lightfoot will address the city's budget plans, and her plans to dig Chicago out of debt.