Since assuming office following her historic election in 2019, Mayor Lightfoot has undertaken an ambitious agenda of expanding opportunity and inclusive economic growth across Chicago. She led the city through the unprecedented challenges of a global pandemic with tough, fair leadership — all while keeping or overdelivering on campaign promises.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is launching a debt relief pilot program, which is part of her Fines and Fees Reform Initiative. The program provides a course for Chicagoans who are dealing with debt from administrative hearing violations.
City Council Unanimously Votes to Expand Protections for Trans Chicagoans and Those Seeking Abortions
Chicago landlords and employers are now banned from discriminating or retaliating against Chicagoans who seek gender-affirming care or reproductive health care under a measure approved unanimously Wednesday by the Chicago City Council.
Chicago Public Schools officially cut the ribbon on a new school on the Northwest Side Tuesday. The Belmont-Cragin Elementary and Early Childhood Center will serve 500 students. The school, on the 6100-block of West Fullerton Avenue, will offer dual language programs...
Neighborhood Businesses Looking To Expand Downtown Could Get $300,000 Boost If They Open On LaSalle Street
A program that would give grants to small businesses looking to revitalize the LaSalle Street corridor passed a critical hurdle last week. The program would direct $5 million in tax-increment finance dollars to jumpstart a Small Business Improvement Fund for...