Ex-Aviation Commissioner Ginger Evans cites five examples in which she thinks Ald. Ed Burke inappropriately pressured her or her staff.
Ex-cop Rick Simon has had associates with ties to organized crime but has also socialized with Chicago’s ex-top cop, Garry McCarthy.
After 300 hours of instruction and hands-on training, the graduating studengs could be earning up to $80,000 in three-to-five years.
Another hard lesson of our era is that there is no shortage of men ready to betray their country and its ideals for adulation and power.
The Victory Fund was founded in 1991 by LGBTQ activists and donors to duplicate the success Emily’s List has had recruiting and electing women.
Friends of the Parks charges the district funnels more resources to parks in white communities of means than in parks in poor black and Latino areas.
Emanuel said his “love-hate” relationship with gambling was swayed by a report that showed the city loses $40 million per month to Hammond, Ind.
The withdrawal means Daley — the former U.S. Commerce Secretary — will be on the Feb. 26 ballot, since no one else challenged his petitions.
If a TIF is ultimately created, developers would be required to set aside 2,000 units for low- and moderate-income Chicagoans.
The mayor may be overly optimistic, judging from the avalanche of opposition to his ideas.
“There is a window in the market today for this to work. At some point, that window will close,” the mayor said.
The move by Ald. John Arena (45th) and the Progressive Caucus comes nearly two weeks after the federal raid on Burke’s ward and City Hall offices.
“Amending the state constitution to allow for both a progressive income tax and new agreements with labor is an important step,” Emanuel says.
The City Council’s Progressive Caucus will spend the next month trying to find common ground with Emanuel’s lame-duck administration.
Mayoral contender Bill Daley heads to Boston and Washington on fundraising swings Thursday and Friday.