“It’s really critical that as mayor you have good working relationships with all of the constituencies that make up the city.”
Tag: Cook County Board
All hail Maria Pappas
Cook County’s treasurer of 20 years was a firecracker in the early 90s. Hell, she still is.
Todd Stroger drops out of race for Cook County Board president, and other Chicago news
Also, Obama returns to Chicago Tuesday for Emanuel climate change meeting.
A lottery will determine whether Kennedy, Biss, or Pritzker’s name is first on the gubernatorial primary ballot, and other Chicago news
Also, Toni Preckwinkle vows to play hardball against challengers.
Todd Stroger is running against Toni Preckwinkle for Cook County Board president, and other Chicago news
Also, Chicago’s homicide count has surpassed 600 for the second year in a row.
Former alderman Fioretti running against Preckwinkle for Cook County Board president, and other Chicago news
Also, an Illinois Republican congressman calls on the GOP to “disown every aspect of” Roy Moore.
Stephen Paddock rented two Michigan Avenue hotel rooms overlooking Lollapalooza but never showed up, and other Chicago news
Also, Cubs home playoff tickets are the most expensive in the MLB..
Congressman Luis Gutierrez wants the military to help storm-ravaged Puerto Rico, and other Chicago news
Also, more than 1,000 people turned out for Kenneka Jenkins’s funeral.
Rauner rejects Emanuel’s massive Thompson Center offer, and other Chicago news
Also, Uber CEO Trevor Kalanick was forced to resign in a downtown Chicago hotel Tuesday.
Aldermen agree to install 30 more surveillance cameras around Wrigley Field after Manchester bombing, and other Chicago news
Also, Toni Preckwinkle will run for reelection as Cook County Board president next year.
Despite decriminalization, Chicago’s grass gap persists
It took statewide decriminalization to get Chicago cops to stop arresting mostly black Chicagoans for possession of small amounts of weed.
Solutions for violence in Austin face slow implementation, money troubles
Community organizers and elected officials agree on what they need to curb violence, but say progress has been slow going.
Video shows 50-year-old man beaten by group yelling “Don’t vote Trump!” and other Chicago news
Also, former GOP Congressman Aaron Schock is indicted.
Chicago Park District slams Friends of Parks’ ‘outrageous’ Lucas Museum demands, and other news
Also, iconic 90s show Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding returns to Chicago.
Can Cook County commissioners do anything about Homan Square?
Richard Boykin wants the feds to investigate Chicago’s “off the books” interrogation site. But his move will test the relationship between city and county governments.