Groups sue to block $900 million subsidy for Lincoln Yards April 18, 2019 By Heather Cherone - Wading into uncharted legal waters, two groups Wednesday sued the city of Chicago to block the tax increment financing district set to generate $900 million to subsidize the massive Lincoln Yards development, saying it will exacerbate the economic and racial

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Six Corners senior housing complex gets OK from Plan Commission April 18, 2019 By Heather Cherone - The gaping hole at the heart of the Six Corners Shopping District would be filled with a 248-unit senior living facility under a plan endorsed Thursday by the Chicago Plan Commission. The 10-story building at Irving Park Road, Cicero and

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Supreme Court draws line at 40 years for juvenile sentences April 19, 2019 By Hannah Meisel - In a landmark decision Thursday, the Illinois Supreme Court set a bright line for juvenile prison sentences at 40 years and ordered the re-sentencing of Dmitri Buffer, who is currently serving a 50-year term for a murder he committed when

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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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