The city is still concealing many of the secrets regarding General Iron, Lincoln Yards, and Mayor Rahm.
Don’t be fooled that their motives are moral.
Just last year Chicago had billions for Amazon but now it’s suddenly too broke for schoolkids.
Good job, Illinois voters. Bravo, Jeff Bezos (in a backhanded sort of way).
Bringing Amazon HQ2 to Chicago was the dream of only Mayor Rahm and his faithful sidekick Governor Rauner—both of whom will be leaving office shortly, thank you very much.
For the most of the year I rant and rail about the really bad ideas and behavior of our elected officials—and, trust me, I’ll get to Mayor Rahm’s $800 million or so Lincoln Yard TIF handout, in a subsequent column real soon. But with Thanksgiving just around the corner I figured I’d keep up with […]
Here’s hoping voters are too sophisticated to fall for the supposed discord over the protest that shut down the Dan Ryan.
Evaluating the governor’s claim to have done “historic things for the black community. I would argue more than any other governor.”
The schools are dirty thanks to a deal that didn’t save the city much money.
Gullibility, docility, and more characteristics that should help convince Jeff Bezos to bring Amazon’s second headquarters to town.
Thanks to the mayor’s generosity with our taxes, Christmas may come early for Amazon.
The Chicago 21 development plan is alive and well in Rahm and Rauner’s HQ2 offer to Jeff Bezos.
Rahm and Rauner promise to shower Jeff Bezos with tax breaks and real estate.
Also, the son of the Chicago Housing Authority’s CEO was arrested in connection with an alleged murder.
If city and state officials are successful in their effort to persuade the behemoth online retailer to build a second headquarters here, Chicagoans can all expect to pay big.