City Council Faces Lawsuit Over Virtual Meetings Between Mayor And Aldermen

Protesters gathered outside City Hall during Wednesday’s City Council meeting to demand police reform.

Mayor Lori Lightfoot, at City Council Meeting at City Hall last week, after the aldermen approved her debt reforms to the city sticker program.
Manuel Martinez / WBEZ
Mayor Lori Lightfoot, at City Council Meeting at City Hall last week, after the aldermen approved her debt reforms to the city sticker program.
Manuel Martinez / WBEZ

City Council Faces Lawsuit Over Virtual Meetings Between Mayor And Aldermen

Protesters gathered outside City Hall during Wednesday’s City Council meeting to demand police reform.

The Better Government Association is suing Chicago’s City Council over alleged violations of the Open Meetings Act. Reset takes a closer look at the lawsuit and how the city is responding. We also check in WBEZ’s Becky Vevea for the latest on Wednesday’s City Council meeting.

GUESTS: Becky Vevea, WBEZ city politics reporter

David Greising, president of the Better Government Association