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Lori Lightfoot'>Mayor Lori Lightfoot is making Emanuel’s Robin Hood program her own with reforms tailor-made to fuel her $250 million plan to bring “transformative change” to ten South and West Side neighborhoods.

‘The pie is big enough to slice it in lots of others ways.’ — Lori Lightfoot'>Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she was disturbed by her City Council’s debate on an LGBTQ+ business initiative

Lori Lightfoot'>Mayor Lori Lightfoot spent time during the MLK holiday serving and packing food with young people at the Greater Chicago Food Depository. It comes as the mayor prepares to launch a new anti-poverty initiative in the weeks ahead:

Lori Lightfoot'>Mayor Lori Lightfoot praised her administration's work to address poverty and equity but acknowledged more progress is needed to create "a more inclusive and equitable city" during an interfaith breakfast honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

“As a black gay woman proud on all fronts, I have to say I’m disturbed by the nature of the committee discussion [which took place Tuesday] and the nature of the discussion here today,” @chicagosmayor  Lori Lightfoot said.

New construction projects in Chicago could receive up to 50% grant funding under a proposal by Lori Lightfoot'>Mayor Lori Lightfoot to revamp the city’s Neighborhood Opportunity Fund

Lori Lightfoot'>Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot called $6 million in new funding for groups that seek to deescalate street conflicts an "unprecedented investment." Others note that New York and L.A. spend triple what Chicago does. @WBEZ )

Lori Lightfoot'>Mayor Lori Lightfoot proposes boosting funding for new construction through neighborhood grant program

Lori Lightfoot'>Mayor Lori Lightfoot administration crafting legislation to help residents near proposed Obama Presidential Center stay in the neighborhood

Lori Lightfoot'>Mayor Lori Lightfoot defended a little-known agreement allowing Immigration and Customs Enforcement to designate Chicago police as customs officers, saying it concerns homeland security, @Suntimes  reports.


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Great to see Chicago’s historic mayoral race between two highly qualified candidates. Congrats to our next mayor, Lori Lightfoot—and Toni Preckwinkle campaigned hard and did us proud. I know that with our city’s heart and Lori’s leadership, Chicago’s best days are still ahead.

Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot blocked ICE access to police databases ahead of a raid targeting undocumented immigrants in several cities. She says the city "will never tolerate ICE tearing families apart."

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Yesterday, Chicago elected their first black female mayor. She also happens to be gay. Amazing, Chicago. Congrats, Lori Lightfoot.

Chicago makes history as Lori Lightfoot becomes its first black, female mayor

Lori Lightfoot is elected mayor of Chicago. She will be the first African-American woman and first who identifies as a lesbian to hold the position.

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BREAKING: Lori Lightfoot is apparent winner in Chicago runoff, and is poised to become the city's first black female, first openly gay mayor.

JUST IN: Lori Lightfoot has won Chicago's mayoral runoff, the AP projects. Lightfoot will become the first black woman — and the first openly gay person — to serve as mayor of Chicago.

The Associated Press is declaring Lori Lightfoot the winner in Chicago’s mayoral race, making her the first black woman elected to lead the city. Lightfoot’s win makes Chicago the largest U.S. city to elect an openly gay mayor.

BREAKING: Lori Lightfoot has been elected Chicago mayor. She is the first Black woman and openly gay person to ever lead the city.

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Chicago will soon elect a black woman as mayor for the first time. Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle have emerged from a crowded field to secure spots in the April runoff election, after Bill Daley conceded.

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