Cops, firefighters, and other city employees get to take unpaid leave if they’re elected.
The CPS mess Rahm’s crew created will be discussed at the next First Tuesday with Mick and Ben at the Hideout.
Desperate to figure out who’s going to win the mayoral showdown between Chuy and Rahm, we turn to, of all things, a classroom poll of fifth-graders from a public school on the northwest side.
Opponents of Alderman John Pope, a mayoral loyalist, say he’s neglected his far southeast-side ward.
While laying off teachers and city workers, Mayor Emanuel has more privatization deals on the way.
The board of the city’s new infrastructure trust fund discusses its oversight role
City job cuts hit black and Hispanic neighborhoods hardest
Among the questions Chatham residents had for police Superintendent Garry McCarthy at a community forum Saturday was one asked by a lot of people around the city: “Are you going to hire more police?” As another resident went on to explain: “We don’t have much of a police presence here. And crime is spreading to […]
The City Council voted with Mayor Daley 82 percent of the time since 2007, according to a new report from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Authored by political scientist and former alderman Dick Simpson, the report shows that seven aldermen voted with Mayor Daley 100 percent of the time since 2007: John Pope (10th […]
All 50 portraits, from the group show, including works by Derek Erdman, Jon Gitelson, Lucas Blair Simpson, and more
Marina owner Mike Olsen has reason to fear the city will force him out of business to the benefit of his competition.
On October 21 Mayor Daley proposed a $6.1 billion city budget for 2010 that he said would be balanced without raising taxes or cutting core services. But not all of his claims passed the sniff test.
Aldermen pepper city officials with questions; some city officials pepper back.
City Council beat: Our curious aldermen pick the brain of an expert.
The City Council has an outburst of interest in the city’s going green.