Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has fired longtime City Hall spokesman Bill McCaffrey, NBC Chicago reported.
"Bill McCaffrey is no longer with the Office of the Corporation Counsel," Lightfoot's office said in a statement. "As this is a personnel matter, we will not be commenting further."
According to his LinkedIn profile, McCaffrey had been with the City of Chicago since 2005. He also had been director of public affairs of the Chicago Department of Law during 2015-19 and chief of media relations for Chicago Public Schools during 2014-15.
The NBC Chicago item is at www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/chicago-politics/mayor-lori-lightfoot-fires-longtime-city-hall-spokesman/2189297 .