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Johnson is “mayor 24-7,” a spokesman says. “Appearances matter.” Most of his spending went to a South Side makeup artist, and a West Side barbershop was paid $4,000.
Since taking office, Mayor Brandon Johnson’s campaign has returned lobbyist contributions despite a ban on those donations.
The ordinance would allow fines for failing to meet safety certifications or for selling lithium-ion batteries that have been reassembled with cells from used batteries.

Mayor Brandon Johnson was questioned on his long term plans for a guaranteed income program that relies on expiring federal funds.

“This city has a history of attacking and trying to bring down their African American leaders,” CTA President Dorval Carter Jr. told a City Council committee.