Survey data and the vote breakdown on DuSable Drive showed a sharp racial divide in support.
When it comes to pandemic planning, is the mayor responsive and collaborative, or dismissive and combative? It depends on whom you ask.
What’s going on in the City Council? Still hard to say!
Runoff season is here, and Chicago may further freshen up the City Council.
Incumbent alderman faces two challengers and a new hashtag.
Here’s why they’re still standing behind J.B. Pritzker.
After a City Council setback, the #NoCopAcademy campaign reflects on strategy—and aldermen on both sides of the issue respond.
Activists call on city to redirect $95 million toward education of kids, not cops.
Mitts readies herself for a fight with the teachers’ union as she faces a runoff against teacher Tara Stamps.
How to irritate Mayor Emanuel and do some legislating in one easy step
Aldermen rush through a gun-control law they’ve barely read to replace a gun-control law nobody seems to have enforced. Who really benefits? Mayor Daley.
It’s not just the low wages or the near-scientific union busting. It’s the preference for poverty, the business model built on turnover, the manipulative PR. Is this really the best way to bring jobs and food to the south and west sides?
The City Council’s Committee on Police and Fire still doesn’t have a chairman, and that’s making the Black Caucus nervous.
All 50 portraits, from the group show, including works by Derek Erdman, Jon Gitelson, Lucas Blair Simpson, and more
Aldermen assure us that Wednesday’s City Council vote really is “all about the children.”