But Rahm Emanuel refused to say whether the solution he seeks will include $10 billion in pension borrowing.
Emanuel said the good thing about federal court oversight over the Chicago Police Department is that the city has been working on it for 18 months.
“Her loyalty to the Democratic Party is stronger than her loyalty to the people of Chicago. It’s that system that got us into the mess we’re in …”
“Police are doing their thing. Planning is doing its thing. Occasionally, they collaborate and coordinate. This has to be done more so than ever.”
“I don’t know that I’d retire from the working world, but maybe from the fishbowl world,” said Ald. Pat O’Connor (40th), a 35-year Council veteran.
“It was either gonna be me or him,” Green said of the rapper’s dad, Ken Bennett, who once held a top job in Rahm Emanuel’s administration.
Paul Vallas envisions a citywide program that would relocate witnesses to other neighborhoods, find them housing, perhaps using Section 8 vouchers.
“We don’t need another riverwalk when we have neighborhoods literally crying out for the smallest crumbs,” Lightfoot said.