Lori Lightfoot’s wide-awake take on the ‘Illinois Exodus’


“Population loss hurts us all. This should be the proverbial canary in the mine shaft — Chicago needs a proactive growth strategy. We’ve got to create real opportunities and incentives for businesses and for all neighborhoods to prosper.”

— Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot on the Chicago area’s fourth consecutive year of falling population.


If she keeps talking truth around her fellow Illinois Democrats, Chicago’s next mayor will make them squirm. She must be ignoring the memos instructing her to “Shush up about the ‘Illinois Exodus.’ Bad for our brand.”

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April 19, 2019 at 01:27PM

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