One era ends and another begins for our beloved First Tuesdays.
Chicago’s City Council hates taking from the schools and giving to the rich but sometimes they do it anyway.
As I watched jubilant teachers, wearing union red, from the Acero charter school network celebrate the new contract they’d won after a four-day strike, I had a flashback to the way things used to be. The Chicago Teachers Unions were in the midst of their 2012 strike, which had shuttered all the public schools in […]
A few theories, and a little advice: If you want back in, Carlos, fall on your knees and suck up to the mayor.
The mayor promised to raise $45 million in donations to fund job training and violence intervention.
Deciphering Eddie Acevedo Jr.’s late-night motherbleepin’ phone call to the 25th Ward alderman.
Instead of finding ways to improve our credit risk, the mayor’s council allies bury a TIF investigation.
We’ll be reliving the great political battles of the last four years and talking about the ones to come on the April 7 election night First Tuesdays show at the Hideout.
How investment bankers are set to profit from Rahm’s preschool plan.
Rahm still hasn’t told the public why he closed mental health clinics.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Tuesday, July 1
While the plan for independent analysis stalls, the City Council approves $55 million for the mayor’s hotel and stadium deal.
Aldermen (at least a few of them) finally challenge the mayor on TIFs!
The City Council’s progressive caucus holds a budget hearing, because someone has to.
Mayor Emanuel doesn’t have to fight City Council proposals he doesn’t like—he just buries them.