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Help shape Chicago’s 2022 budget

Mayor Lightfoot believes that our city’s budget is a moral document that must reflect the needs of all of our residents and neighborhoods. That’s why last year—despite a historic $1.2 billion deficit—Mayor Lightfoot worked with the City Council to pass a 2021 budget...

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Chicago names first food equity policy leader

Chicago’s first food equity policy lead was appointed Thursday as officials try to tackle food insecurity. Ruby Ferguson will serve as the food equity policy lead and will work with the newly established Food Equity Council, Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s office announced...

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Our equitable and inclusive recovery

When COVID-19 hit our city, my administration took action to lay the foundation for an equitable and inclusive economic recovery. Chicago became the first major city in America to publish an economic recovery plan.  And now, with our economy fully reopened, Chicago is...

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10 More Chicago Libraries Extend Sunday Hours

Ten Chicago Public Library branches have extended their hours — with more to come, the Mayor’s Office announced Sunday. The branches extended their hours to be open 1-5 p.m. Sundays so people can access resources like free internet, according to a Mayor’s Office news...

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