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Lightfoot goes on fundraising flurry before caps lifted for mayoral race are reinstated

Jul 01, 2019 - Chicago Sun-Times

Among the big donations Lightfoot reported was $75,000 from former Tribune Co. CEO Sam Zell and another $75,000 from Zell’s wife, Helen. Mayor Lori Lightfoot closed out June with a flurry of fundraisers that allowed her to accept contributions in big chunks before fundraising caps lifted for the mayoral race were put back in place.

Before the calendar flipped to July and caps were reinstated, Lightfoot reported $75,000 donations from former Tribune Co. CEO Sam Zell and another $7...