One thing the Israelis will weigh in on is a name for airport police officers — who aren’t really police, Aviation Commissioner Ginger Evans said.
Supt. Eddie Johnson said the list has helped some people escape a violent “lifestyle” but backed away from saying it has been used for enforcement.
Top aides called Emanuel’s approach to funding CPS the least painful of the bad choices available; Ald. Ricardo Munoz compared it to a payday loan.
CPS will get through the end of the year and pay for teacher pensions by short-term borrowing against $467 million in block grants owed by the state.
Removing the shackles of a planned manufacturing district is expected to unleash billions of dollars in new development along the Chicago River.
During a hearing on the change before the City Council’s Finance Committee, aldermen weren’t buying it.
The hearing ended up being something of a commercial for the two companies that reached out to Ald. Howard Brookins, claiming a squirrel solution.