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Chicago Mayor Says Restaurants Should Reopen for Indoor Dining as Soon as Possible

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Chicago Mayor Says Restaurants Should Reopen for Indoor Dining as Soon as Possible

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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday said she wants restaurants and bars in her city to open for indoor services as soon as possible. She plans to discuss with Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker on how to lift the statewide indoor dining ban. “I am very, very focused on getting our restaurants reopened. If we look at the various criteria that the state has set, we are meeting most if not all of those,” Lightfoot said at a press conference. “So that’s a conversation that I will have with the governor. But I want to get our restaurants and our bars reopened as quickly as possible.” She said since restaurants and bars are among the most regulated and frequently inspected businesses for sanitation, and their owners have gone “above and beyond” to ensure the safety of customers and employees, they should be safer than other places where health measures aren’t so …

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