Challenger Amy Crawford says Alderman James Cappleman hasn’t done enough to crack down on crime.
Fighting to stay in the City Council, Alderman Toni Foulkes tells voters that she is, in fact, African-American.
Affordable housing has been a divisive issue in the 46th Ward for years, but neither candidate for alderman is talking about it much before the April 7 runoff.
The Cubs’ A-TIF is no more, but it’s not like there aren’t people to take their place in line.
The Englewood TIF coughs up $3 million to help bridge Chicago’s budget gap.
All eyes are on state and national politics, but there’s local political news to watch as well.
Good stuff on the city and state budget front today: * At Gapers Block, Ramsin Cannon looks at TIFs and the effectiveness of the state’s FOI laws. * At Progress Illinois, Josh Kalven reports on a new study about “Mayor Daley’s House of Cards,” i.e. the city’s dependence on revenues from asset privatization, which will […]