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 […]
Voter turnout was higher than in past municipal elections, but it was still low. There are many theories, but few answers as to why.
Aldermen rush through a gun-control law they’ve barely read to replace a gun-control law nobody seems to have enforced. Who really benefits? Mayor Daley.
Less than a day after it was introduced, the Chicago City Council has unanimously passed a new gun-control law that city officials call one of the toughest in the country. “The details don’t really matter,” says one alderman.
A pair of aldermen want to fine suburbanites who drop their recyclables in the city. What are they thinking?
A City Council meeting on Chicago’s halting recycling programs quickly turns into an on-the-record bitch session.
All 50 portraits, from the group show, including works by Derek Erdman, Jon Gitelson, Lucas Blair Simpson, and more
Chicago aldermen agree to require greater energy efficiency in the city’s building codes. At least that’s what they think they did.
The City Council has an outburst of interest in the city’s going green.