If the state has its way, a TIF on sales taxes means you’ll be funding the rehab of Wrigley Field.
A couple of the “retards” who voted with magic pens should be thanked, not ridiculed.
As facilities meant to solve overcrowding sit half empty, a successful school for the gifted gets its marching orders.
The incumbent says he’s quietly modernizing this obscure office; his opponent, alderman Ed Smith, says he wants to clean it up and maybe even shut it down.
He’s got plenty of experience and he’s beholden to no one. Why doesn’t anyone take Tommy Brewer seriously?
If the chips fall right, fired city worker Frank Coconate could find himself in office.
Can either of these well-connected men really help the little guy keep his property taxes down?
In a key lakefront district, the candidates for state rep are promising to change the game by playing the game.
On February 5, for the first time in decades, voters here will get the chance to participate in a presidential primary that matters. But the presidential candidates will account for only a tiny segment of Tuesday’s ballots, which include a staggering 143 state and local offices—some of which many voters have never even heard of. […]
Richard Mell strikes a deal to push his daughter Deborah Mell into the statehouse—and independent-leaning Iris Martinez out.
The well-connected score again as the city works out new TIF deals for a former alderman, a wealthy private hospital, and a big car dealer.
As 2007 turned into 2008, it was a bright new morning in the city of Chicago—or so said Mayor Daley in a state-of-the-city op-ed that ran in the Sun-Times on January 1. “2007 was winner for city, and ’08 looks good,” the headline declared, and the essay that followed was classic Daley rhetoric, dedicated to […]
King Daley issues his self-serving proclamations for ’08.
The state’s proposed purchase and renovation of Wrigley Field is a corporate handout not even the mayor can swallow.
Rookie alderman Scott Waguespack faces his first minefield: the 32nd Ward committeeman’s race.