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 […]
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City Council Plays Guessing Game with Expansion of Blue Cart Recycling
A City Council meeting on Chicago’s halting recycling programs quickly turns into an on-the-record bitch session.
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50 Aldermen/50 Artists
All 50 portraits, from the group show, including works by Derek Erdman, Jon Gitelson, Lucas Blair Simpson, and more
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Its nickname, “The Incumbent Alderman Protection Act,” tells you all you need to know about a proposed state law.
Win the battle, lose the war?
Look to the skies: opponents of the mayor’s property tax hike are finding that to rebel is one thing, to raise revenue another.