Ald. Gilbert Villegas On Why He’s Stepping Down As Lightfoot’s City Council Floor Leader

The Northwest Side alderman says the job pulled him away from his duties as a committee chairman.

Ald. Gilbert Villegas On Why He’s Stepping Down As Lightfoot’s City Council Floor Leader
Ald. Gilbert Villegas, 36th Ward, speaking at Chicago's City Hall in 2018. Bill Healy / WBEZ
Ald. Gilbert Villegas On Why He’s Stepping Down As Lightfoot’s City Council Floor Leader
Ald. Gilbert Villegas, 36th Ward, speaking at Chicago's City Hall in 2018. Bill Healy / WBEZ

Ald. Gilbert Villegas On Why He’s Stepping Down As Lightfoot’s City Council Floor Leader

The Northwest Side alderman says the job pulled him away from his duties as a committee chairman.

Mayor Lori Lightfoot hand picked Ald. Gilbert Villegas to serve as her City Council floor leader. So why is he stepping down from the position mid-term?

Reset checks in with Ald. Gilbert Villegas for more on his decision and his future plans.

GUEST: Ald. Gilbert Villegas, 36th Ward