Lightfoot promises to ‘blow up all the old concepts’ as she remakes City Council

Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot vowed Wednesday to “blow up all the old concepts about using city government to profit oneself” — and give a starring role in that break-up to Ald. Scott Waguespack (32nd).

Lightfoot refused to confirm reports she has chosen Waguespack to serve as chairman of the City Council’s Finance Committee, Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) as Budget Committee chairman and Ald. Pat Dowell (3rd) to chair the Zoning Committee.

Conversations were fluid and “things…

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