What’s going on in the City Council? Still hard to say!
Alderman Ariel Reboyras’s two proposals were decried as toothless at the last of five community meetings on proposed police reform ordinances.
Democratic governor candidate J.B. Pritzker called out the cover of this week’s Reader as “not the right approach,” while Roderick Sawyer decried it as “race-baiting.”
Here’s why they’re still standing behind J.B. Pritzker.
Also, City Council Black Caucus chair Roderick Sawyer criticizes Garry McCarthy for being “disrespectful to black people.”
Adeshina Emmanuel decodes J.B. Pritzker’s wiretapped conversation about the “African-American thing.”
Also, city clerk Anna Valencia discusses her struggle to be taken seriously as a woman in politics.
Chicago police offer no insight on why a disproportionate number of Chicago’s missing are African-American
Also, the passenger dragged from a United Airlines plane at O’Hare reportedly suffered a concussion, lost two front teeth, and had his nose broken.
Also, state rep Christian Mitchell proposes legislation to eliminate money bond in Illinois courts.
To stop the bloodshed, members of the City Council propose more cops, jobs, church, and trips to Great America.
South-side workers account for three of every four jobs cut by the city since Mayor Rahm Emanuel took office in 2011.
A new poll is the latest sign that Mayor Emanuel could be in trouble.
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.