Lead in water, Natural Gas prices hearings on tap after parliamentary move September 18, 2018 By Heather Cherone - Two aldermen successfully pressured the City Council to schedule a hearing on the discovery that the water Chicagoans drink and bathe in might be tainted with lead.
Housing advocates want mandatory on-site units and increased direct city funding for rental assistance September 19, 2018 By A.D. Quig - A discussion around two new appointments to Chicago’s Low Income Housing Trust Fund board expanded Tuesday to include needed changes to the city’s next five-year affordable housing plan, the affordable requirements ordinance and direct city payments intended to help make

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Zoning Committee to consider 75-unit affordable housing complex in Jefferson Park September 19, 2018 By Heather Cherone - A 75-unit complex in Jefferson Park at the heart of the furious debate over affordable housing could take another step forward Wednesday.

Pollsters Demystify the Biz, Share What Went Wrong in 2016

A certain group of 2016 political junkies might have one lasting image of Election Day — the New York Times needle’s shift from blue to deep red as early results came in. The seemingly unexpected shift of fate prompted a rash of headlines wondering whether political polling was on life support. It’s not. On this episode of The Daily Line’s Aldercast, pollsters Liz Dunne and Melissa Bell address common misperceptions about the industry, the future of polling, and how political junkies can ID quality polls.

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