Mayor Lori Lightfoot at the Solutions Toward Ending Poverty Summit Thursday. Pascal Sabino/ Block Club Chicago

How Will Lightfoot End Chicago Poverty In A Generation? Here’s The Mayor’s 4-Part Plan

Addressing the high cost of utilities for low-income people and raising the minimum wage are in the works.

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Hospital Housekeeper With COVID-19 Says Not Enough Being Done To Protect Workers: ‘People Are Afraid To Come To Work’

The SEIU is demanding hospitals step up protections and offer hazard pay, access to personal protective equipment and testing for all hospital employees.

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Coronavirus In Chicago: 1,100 Health Care Workers Look To Join Fight Against Coronavirus In Illinois

Health care workers are volunteering to help the state's coronavirus patients as Illinois' expected peak in cases nears.

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Cops Kick Runners, Cyclists Out Of Park Near Lakefront After Chicagoans Ignore Coronavirus Closure

Mayor Lori Lightfoot ordered the lakefront and adjacent parks closed after crowds ignored social distancing guidelines last week.