A look at five City Council races that show the shifting political landscape in Chicago.
Newly sworn-in Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a deal with aldermen last week that he said would bring much-needed reform and efficiency to the Chicago City Council: The number of legislative committees would be cut from 19 to 16, trimming about $500,000 from the council’s $20 million annual budget. “The people of Chicago were loud and […]
The city is facing a huge budget gap, more cuts are on the way, and aldermen are acting funny.
On the 40th anniversary of his election as alderman, Ed Burke inspires rounds of praise in the City Council.
The universe is full of wonders and mysteries, but where alderman Ray Suarez stands on a proposed pet sterilization ordinance is not among them.