First Ward alderman Joe Moreno wants to put a trial program in place this spring, but opponents worry that it will create a parking crunch.
A modest proposal: Alderman Joe Moore and Cook County clerk David Orr should run against each for Democratic committeeman of the 49th Ward.
A look at five City Council races that show the shifting political landscape in Chicago.
After facing off in nine debates, candidates Michele Smith and Caroline Vickrey can scarcely contain their hatred for each other.
In the first election after a ward remap, Aldermania strikes again.
In the face of bad polling numbers, Smith faces her hostile opponents in a contentious debate
Even though his petition was disqualified, the candidate still plans to run as a write-in.
Rahm says the schools are out of money—but not for Lincoln Park.
Joe Moreno While a number of aldermen and Mayor Rahm Emanuel were discussing the possibility of decriminalizing marijuana Wednesday, First Ward alderman Joe Moreno went a step further, becoming one of the few Chicago city officials to openly argue that the real solution is legalization. “Legalize it, control it, and tax it,” Moreno says. “Regulate […]
The mayor wasn’t the only Daley who bid farewell to the City Council at its May 4 meeting. Forty-third Ward alderman Vi Daley (no relation) was also there for her last meeting, since she too decided not to run for reelection. As a parting gift, the council gave Mayor Daley a crystal bowl and one […]
Candidates in the 43rd Ward are fighting over who’s telling the truth about being an independent.