Posts Tagged “Inauguration”

Lightfoot targets gun violence in inauguration

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Lightfoot targets gun violence in inauguration

Lightfoot targets gun violence in inauguration Mayor Lori Lightfoot is sworn into office on May 20, 2019, as Chicago’s first African American woman and first “openly Gay” mayor. Much of Lightfoot’s inauguration speech reflected many of the same principles that were reiterated 40 years ago when on April 16, 1979, Jane Byrne was inaugurated as…

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Pritzker, Stratton host “Day of Service” to kickoff their inauguration

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Pritzker, Stratton host “Day of Service” to kickoff their inauguration

Pritzker, Stratton host “Day of Service” to kickoff their inauguration Governor-elect JB Pritzker and Lieutenant Governor-elect Juliana Stratton held a statewide day of service to kick off their inaugural weekend. They participated in five of the 10 service opportunities the inaugural committee coordinated in every corner of the state. Gov.-elect Pritzker began his day in Chicago,…

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Pritzker announces schedule for inauguration, and new appointments

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Pritzker announces schedule for inauguration, and new appointments

Pritzker announces schedule for inauguration, and new appointments Governor-elect J.B. Pritzker also announced plans to give his top cabinet members a 15 percent raise, and is rumored to be preparing to demand resignations of all appointees on state-held boards and commissions Today, the Pritzker-Stratton Inaugural Committee announced the schedule of weekend events leading up to the inauguration on…

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