Responding to a campaign to remove tributes to the Mussolini henchman, some Chicagoans defend Italo Balbo’s legacy.
Also, a GOP state representative says Rauner and Madigan need to “sit on the sidelines” to let lawmakers reach a compromise on the long-overdue state budget.
Also, Uber CEO Trevor Kalanick was forced to resign in a downtown Chicago hotel Tuesday.
Also, the parents of a college student who disappeared downtown ten years ago are still looking for answers.
Also, gas prices in Illinois are the lowest they’ve been in 12 years.
As food trucks have flourished in other U.S. cities, the mobile food industry in Chicago has been systematically immobilized by legislative opposition, onerous red tape, costly fines, and the pro-restaurant lobby.
Also, Puerto Rican nationalist Oscar Lopez Rivera is getting an honorary street sign in Humboldt Park.
Also, the City Council will vote on a proposed downtown street performance crackdown Wednesday.
Also, hacked WikiLeaks e-mails show that the Clinton campaign weighed attacking Rahm.
Also, a new poll shows Tammy Duckworth leading Senator Mark Kirk by 14 percent.
Also, Donald Trump’s Chicago property tax break is questioned, and the Bulls’ Pau Gasol stays in Chicago.
When it comes to budgets, TIFs, taxes, and other financial matters, the last people we should turn to for advice are the mayor’s City Council rubber-stampers.
Look on the bright side, Chicago—the upcoming aldermanic elections give at least some of you a chance to undo the mistake you made in the last election.
The mayor’s unpopularity is expected to affect City Council races as well as the campaign for mayor.
The City Council passed a new fee on Dumpsters—without knowing who’s going to pay, who’s going to profit, and whose idea it was.