Mayor Lori Lightfoot.Hannah Alani / Block Club Chicago

Lightfoot Blames Rahm For $838 Million Budget Gap, Says She Hopes To Avoid Property Tax Hike — But Nothing Is ‘Off The Table’

Lightfoot told the crowd she inherited a "staggeringly large budget deficit," not addressing her predecessor Rahm Emanuel by name but referencing the $1 billion budget hole.

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Here’s How to Buy Thousands of Chicago Park District Plants Going Unused In Pandemic

The plants were meant for city parks, but, due to the coronavirus, the Park District can't hire seasonal staff to do landscaping work.