The anti-vax movement is a growing concern, the Affordable Care Act faces another challenge, short-term limited duration insurance plans move ahead, and bipartisan legislation to lower prescription drug costs arrives in the senate.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot put a temporary halt on installing new water meters in June while the city evaluates the situation, as she promised during the mayoral campaign. The question: what is the administration doing now to address a permanent plan for removing the lead found in the drinking water of many homes built before 1986?
Sweeping changes, 30 years in the making, are coming to Chicago after Mayor Lori Lightfoot achieved a legislative win that eluded many of her predecessors. Days before City Council’s August recess, a unanimous vote helped Lightfoot deliver on one of the pillars of her campaign—the dismantling of corruption in City Hall.
Take advantage of this unique opportunity! As the first 100 days of the newly elected City Council draws closer, City Bureau and Chicago United for Equity are holding workshops that take a closer look at our representatives.
LWV Chicago members Catherine Mardikes, Melanie Norstrom, Jane Ruby, Sue Sosin and Jill Willis joined Wendy Jiminez and young friends to participate in The Alliance for Great Lakes' Adopt-A-Beach program on Sunday, July 14.