What’s going on in the City Council? Still hard to say!
The company has claimed credit for reviving south and west side communities, even as it’s filed more than 9,000 eviction cases since 2009.
Opponents—including Fifth Ward alderman Leslie Hairston—argue the lanes would cause traffic jams, while supporters say they’re a needed safety improvement.
While the plan for independent analysis stalls, the City Council approves $55 million for the mayor’s hotel and stadium deal.
In south-side legislative race, charges fly over who’s the real schools advocate.
Rahm’s South Loop arena and hotel project keeps speeding ahead.
The mayor gets the City Council to bury the elected school board issue (again).
Aldermen (at least a few of them) finally challenge the mayor on TIFs!
City job cuts hit black and Hispanic neighborhoods hardest
Mayor Rahm Emanuel presides over his first full City Council meeting, which runs about as smoothly as the ones Mayor Daley used to preside over.
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
Critics often deride the Chicago City Council as a mayoral rubber stamp. Aldermen want you to know the critics have it wrong. “We are a team on the City Council,” […]
Brand-new 26th Ward alderman Roberto Maldonado owns more properties than any other council rep—including ten in his own ward. That’s a lot of potential conflicts of interest.