Mayor Lori Lightfoot says she won’t apologize for last year’s $1 billion budget increase, and sees this year’s proposed property tax increases as a “last resort.“
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Marcellis Stinnette was killed and Tafara Williams was wounded in a police shooting in the northern suburb Tuesday.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot ordered bars to suspend indoor service and nonessential businesses to close by 10 p.m. as COVID-19 case counts rise above 640 a day.
A group led by Black students and President Morton Schapiro have issued angry messages this week as protests continue.
Acero Schools leaders say they’ve worked to create a more culturally inclusive environment for students, but many argue they’ve fallen short.
Statewide, 37% of all vote-by-mail ballots have already been returned. But as of Wednesday, suburban Cook County election officials reported a measly 10% return rate.
As the region battles COVID-19, new Cook County Health CEO Israel Rocha Jr. will face immediate challenges. Chief among them: shoring up finances.
Despite the assurances of city officials, many Pilsen residents remain opposed to a historic landmark district for the neighborhood.
There’s a proposed property tax hike, a gas tax hike and hundreds of layoffs. But Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s proposed budget for 2021 isn’t set in stone quite yet.
Accusing the president of politicizing the FDA and CDC, Gov. JB Pritzker said Illinois has the experts to examine a potential vaccine before distributing it.