Chicago mayor drops opposition to Gov. Pritzker’s order for tighter virus restrictions; shutdowns expand into 2 more counties – HEDGE accordingly

CHICAGO — A day after indicating she would try to talk Gov. J.B. Pritzker out of tightening restrictions in Chicago, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Wednesday she had met with the governor and won’t try to block his order to ban indoor bar and dining service in the city.“We had a very frank and productive conversation with the governor and his team and my team as well. We explored a lot of issues and we came out of that discussion really committed to making sure that we work hard together.“Obviously we’ve got to work and make sure that we communicate effectively to the businesses across Chicago that…

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