Move to permanently shut down Cook County’s gang database advances February 21, 2019 By A.D. Quig - Cook County commissioners Wednesday advanced a measure to permanently destroy the records in the county’s gang database and hold hearings to detail the impact of the database had on people’s lives.
Plan Commission set to OK new training academy for police, fire departments despite protests February 21, 2019 By Heather Cherone - The Chicago Plan Commission is set to advance Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to build a $95 million training facility for Chicago police and fire departments Thursday.
Pritzker vows ‘constrained’ budget proposal will chart new course for Illinois February 21, 2019 By Hannah Meisel - Gov. JB Pritzker received raucous applause during his inaugural address last month when he promised to do his part to fulfill the “most basic responsibilities” of state government — proposing, debating and passing a balanced budget. “Balancing the budget means

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Bill Daley: ‘Progressive is just because Democrats didn’t want to call themselves liberals anymore because it was such a negative term’

Bill Daley, the former Chief-of-Staff for Barack Obama and former U.S. Commerce Secretary for Bill Clinton had stints in the private sector at SBC Communications, JPMorgan Chase, and at Swiss hedge fund Argentiere Capital. He talks about his crime plan, the factors driving Chicago’s population loss, and his definition of progressive.


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