“The budget is the budget is the budget,” Mayor Lori Lightfoot told reporters. [Heather Cherone/The Daily Line]

After aldermen sped through a series of votes on Wednesday designed to position the 2020 budget for final approval Tuesday, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she was done negotiating over the $11.65 budget spending plan.

“The budget is the budget is the budget,” Lightfoot told reporters after a City Council meeting that clocked in at a brisk 57 minutes.

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