# Mayor lightfoot
Chicago Mayoral Election: Finalized candidate list and their missions
Will the city of Chicago have a new Mayor, or will Lori Lightfoot win a second term?. The political scene in Chicago has taken over the city once again, with flyers, posters, advertisements, and even emails being sent out to residents from mayoral candidates and their teams.
Deadline looming to apply for latest round of $500 cash payments for Chicagoans
This part of the Chicago Resilient Communities Pilot is meant to help people with adult dependents that missed the federal stimulus money. (CHICAGO) Eligible Chicago residents can apply for a $500 one-time cash payment.
Chicago to issue one time $500 relief payments to eligible residents
The payment will be given out to eligible residents through the Chicago Resiliency Fund 2.0. There's another relief payment coming, and if you're one of the few who wasn't lucky with the others, the Chicago Resiliency Fund 2.0 might be your chance. If you're a Chicago resident with tax dependents living in your household during the pandemic, you're eligible to be one of the 25,500 people to receive a one-time payment of $500.
Who's running for Mayor of Chicago?
Here's a list of candidates who aim to take Lori Lightfoot's spot. The filing deadline to run for Mayor of Chicago is Nov. 28, and there's no telling how many more candidates will make their presence known. So far, 14 people are running against Mayor Lightfoot, including an activist, alderman, and retired Chicago police officer.
Chicago is a Welcoming City as They Support Over 1,000 Migrants From Texas
Governor Abbott, Mayor Lightfoot migrantsScreenshot from Twitter. Chicago announced there were 1,177 migrants that were bussed from Texas. The initial arrival of migrants started on September 1 with the initial busses.
Political Leaders in Chicago don’t Talk to Each Other About a Shared Problem with Migrants
Mayor Craig Johnson, Governor George Pritzker, and Mayor Lori LightfootScreenshot from Twitter. Since Texas started bussing migrants to Chicago, this has caused the city to coordinate their arrival. Since this started, Chicago has received over 360 migrants who arrive with little money, clothing, food, a place to stay, or a job. This creates a problem for city officials and non-profits who need time to prefer for their arrival.
Chicago is Now Supporting 203 Migrants From Texas
Governor Abbott and Mayor LightfootScreenshot from Twitter. On September 7, the third group of migrants arrived in Chicago from Texas. Governor Greg Abbott started busing migrants out of his state to sanctuary cities such as Washington, D.C., and New York City. Initially, it was to spite President Joe Biden for his lack of support on the Texas-Mexico border crisis as millions have entered the United States over the past two years.
Lightfoot Calls Governor Abbott Unpatriotic and Racist
Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Governor Greg AbbottScreenshot from Twitter. Over the past few months, Texas bussed migrants to Washington, D.C. and New York City. Then last week, they expanded the location, and migrants were sent to Chicago. And, less than a week later on Sunday, another group of migrants arrived in the Windy City.
Governor Abbott is Not Making More Friends But is Doing Chicago a Favor
This week, Texas Governor Greg Abbott sent two buses of migrants to Chicago. Previously the Republican Governor had sent migrants to New York and Washington, D.C. Now, Chicago is feeling the effects of Texas with the first two busloads of migrants arriving.
Governor Abbott Sends 75 Migrants to Chicago
Texas migrants arrive in ChicagoScreenshot from Twitter. After months of sending immigrants who entered Texas through Mexico, Governor Greg Abbott has been bussing them to other cities. Recently, the migrants were bussed to Washington, D.C., and New York City. Then on Wednesday, Governor Abbott announced a new location where migrants will be sent - Chicago.
Mayor Lightfoot Announces New Disability Employment Center
In Chicago, 29.3 percent of employees have disabilities. Mayor Lightfoot and The Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities are furthering their mission to assist people with disabilities and provide them with access to job opportunities and training.