The Chicago City Council will meet Friday afternoon to finish off the business left undone after a move by Alds. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa (35) and David Moore (17) Wednesday to block a vote on funding for a new police and fire
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Cook County Assessor Joe Berrios touted his office’s new assessment model on Thursday, saying it is “a huge step” toward addressing the regressivity identified in both Chicago Tribune/ProPublica Illinois reporting and an independent analysis commissioned by the county.
The Board of Ethics ruled Wednesday morning that it “lacks jurisdiction” over a complaint filed by a former campaign worker against an alderman because it occurred before the city’s sexual harassment rules changed.
The Chicago City Council voted 47-1 Wednesday to approve the Obama Presidential Center, with several aldermen saying it will bring new life and economic vitality to the South Side.
The Obama Presidential Center is now one vote away from winning final approval from the city of Chicago.