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Lightfoot celebrates Phase 5 reopening in campaign mode

Lightfoot celebrates Phase 5 reopening in campaign mode

at a presser where the north and south branches of the Chicago River meet downtown, the mayor touted a variety of Chicago firsts during the pandemic and gave away what amounted to free money in the form of $250 gift cards.

GOP leaders sue Dems over new maps

Federal lawsuit argues the new legislative and judicial maps Gov Pritzker signed into law violate voting rights.

Chicago to fully reopen June 11th

Chicago to fully reopen June 11th

Mayor Lightfoot and Public Health Commissioner Allison Arwady agree that the Covid numbers are now looking so good, there’s no need to wait until the previously-planned 4th of July time to reopen.

Durbin backing billions for computer chips

Durbin backing billions for computer chips

To respond to competition from China, Durbin is backing a bill targeting as much as $52 billion to boost domestic manufacturing of semi-conductors. A vote in the Senate is expected next week.

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