Mayor Lightfoot On COVID-19 Restrictions, City Budget And Bringing Students Back To Classroom

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot delivers her budget speech
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot unveils a tough-news budget to help close a projected $1.2 billion shortfall next year on Oct. 21, 2020. She answered recently WBEZ questions about her plan. Manuel Martinez / WBEZ
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot delivers her budget speech
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot unveils a tough-news budget to help close a projected $1.2 billion shortfall next year on Oct. 21, 2020. She answered recently WBEZ questions about her plan. Manuel Martinez / WBEZ

Mayor Lightfoot On COVID-19 Restrictions, City Budget And Bringing Students Back To Classroom

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is backing off her objections to the state’s ban on indoor dining at local bars and restaurants. Gov. JB Pritzker made the changes after a recent surge in coronavirus cases across the region.

Reset brings on the mayor to discuss pandemic restrictions, the city budget and her goal of bringing students back to the classroom.