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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot swept into office as an avowed reformer. Three years later, critics see ‘missed opportunities’ and a mixed record

CHICAGO — As a candidate for mayor, Lori Lightfoot promised to transform Chicago’s often corrupt political culture, in part by taking away the near-total power aldermen have over matters in their own wards and by leading a transparent government. “For years, they said Chicago ain’t ready for reform....
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Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s new curfew plan on path for approval after aldermen question but OK revisions

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s curfew plan that further restricts how late young people can be outside in Chicago passed a City Council committee Friday despite wide-ranging concerns from aldermen over how effective the provisions would be at keeping children safe. The mayor proposed expanding the curfew to 10 p.m. from 11 p.m. for all days of the week following a teen’s fatal shooting at The Bean in ...
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Mayor Lori Lightfoot swept into office as an avowed reformer. Three years later, critics see ‘missed opportunities’ and a mixed record.

As a candidate for mayor, Lori Lightfoot promised to transform Chicago’s often corrupt political culture, in part by taking away the near-total power aldermen have over matters in their own wards and by leading a transparent government. “For years, they said, ‘Chicago ain’t ready for reform.’ Well, get ready, because reform is here,” Lightfoot declared in her inaugural address. Three years ...
CHICAGO, IL
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Here are the details of Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s new curfew rules for youths

While a City Council committee on Friday approved Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s curfew measure creating greater restrictions for when minors can be outside in Chicago, Lightfoot had previously signed an executive order with the same restrictions. Chicago’s Law Department says these new rules are in effect now due to the executive order being signed Tuesday, even while the same curfew rules are up for ...
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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot took office as an underdog and an outsider, promising reform and transparency. But since her term began — three years ago this Friday — she’s spent much of her time overseeing a city in the throes of a global pandemic, civil unrest, and rising crime.
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