A little more than a week into her tenure, Mayor Lori Lightfoot presided over her first City Council meeting yesterday, where she faced much less opposition from aldermen than some had anticipated.
She also took a no-nonsense approach to dealing with the body’s longest-serving lawmaker: 14th ward Alderman Ed Burke.
Morning Shift discusses what happened during Wednesday’s very consequential City Council meeting.
GUESTS: Fran Spielman, Chicago Sun-Times city hall reporter
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