Jefferson Park affordable housing complex set to get state tax credits — on Ald. Arena’s last day in office May 17, 2019 By Heather Cherone - After more than two years of furious and racially-charged debate, state officials are set to approve tax credits for a 75-unit affordable housing complex in Jefferson Park on Friday.
Burnett, Ervin at odds over who should replace Conyears-Ervin in Illinois House May 17, 2019 By Heather Cherone - Ald. Walter Burnett (28) and Ald. Jason Ervin (27) — who control the lion’s share of the vote to pick state Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin’s replacement Friday — appear to be in conflict about who should represent Illinois’ 10th House District.
Pritzker’s office catalyzes outside group to drum up support for ‘vertical’ infrastructure May 17, 2019 By Hannah Meisel - Gov. JB Pritzker’s office was the catalyst behind labor group AFL-CIO Illinois putting together a coalition to push for “vertical projects” — that is schools, public buildings and hospitals — to be included in a final capital bill, sources said.

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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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