“I’ve got a lot of work to do,” she repeated when pressed on whether this would be her final term.
“She got elected. She should serve out her term,” the mayor said of the Cook County state’s attorney.
A week after aldermen approved the record subsidy by a vote of 32-to-13, two groups marched into Circuit Court seeking a preliminary injunction.
Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot is asking for help from everyday Chicagoans through her website Better Together Chicago.
Plans call for decking over rail yards west of the stadium; the base of the 34-acre site would become a modern transit hub supporting 10 new towers.
Emanuel, in the waning days of his last mayoral term, showered compliments on Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker for his “92 days” in office.
Cook County Democratic Chairman Toni Preckwinkle has tapped three different party leaders to take over his judicial slating duties.
Anything involving art is controversial. Tastes differ. Street art can have a political aspect; graffiti artists will chafe at the notion of approval.
Lake Forest businessman Charles Cui had no apparent ties to Burke when he attended a fundraiser for Lightfoot in mid-March and made a $500 donation.
Inspector General Joe Ferguson’s new quarterly report also reveals how police communications operators used family leave to take Caribbean cruises.
Chicagoans want independent leadership, but independence requires confidence, and that comes when aldermen are empowered with information.
In the first quarter of this year, the Barack Obama Presidential Foundation accepted its first foreign contributions from individuals.
Chicago has always been a sanctuary city, and better for it. Immigration has been at the core of Chicago’s economic vitality and population growth.
Cappleman stretched his lead over Lalonde to 30 votes —7,079 to 7,049 — while Rodriguez Sanchez saw her lead over Mell shrink to 13 votes.
Lyft pulled 3,000 “pedal-assist” electric bikes from three cities after riders “experienced stronger than expected braking force on the front wheel.”