Ward Reports

  • Ald. Proco Joe Moreno (1) says he’s “Proud of Clemente High School’s continued improvement! Fighting for IB program and field worth it!” The school recently came off probation. He’s also got a brief statement on DOJ findings and a resolution with tenants at 2342-44 N. California Ave. 
  • Ald. Brian Hopkins (2) discussed “crime trends in the neighborhood with a briefing from the @Chicago_Police @ChicagoCAPS12 @uvnachicago (the Ukranian Village Neighborhood Association)”.
  • Ald. Sophia King (4) tweeted her support for the Women’s March, citing her time “As a former board member of @PPIAction“. 
  • Ald. Raymond Lopez (15) continued pushing for funding for anti-violence programs: “Mayor Emanuel needs to listen and respond to the brutal honesty of our community’s children.”
  • Ald. Howard Brookins (21) is getting back in the swing of things after his bike accident with a community meeting this weekend. 
  • Ald. Scott Waguespack (32) has low expectations for the city’s next Corporation Counsel. 
  • Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa (35) tweeted a pic standing “with students & teachers protesting layoffs at Instituto Justice and Leadership Academy” yesterday morning.
  • Ald. Brendan Reilly (42) called reports of a “blackface” piñata at a Chicago bar “Reprehensible & disgusting. There’s no excuse for that behavior.” 
  • Ald. Tom Tunney’s (44) public safety update notes new private security in Lakeview: “SSA 17 and the Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce issued an RFP to private security firms interested in providing security for SSA 17 in Central Lakeview… This security team is set to start in early Spring this year and will work with existing security teams on Broadway, Halsted, CTA security, 19th District Police and the State’s Attorney’s Community Justice Center.”
  • Ald. James Cappleman’s (46) statement on the DOJ findings concludes: “Undoing the damage created by many decades of a culture supporting intolerance and abuse within the Chicago Police Department will take time and incredible effort. We must institute the changes recommended by the Department of Justice immediately. If we want to move our city forward, we have no other option.” 
  • Ald. Ameya Pawar’s (47) gubernatorial platform is solidifying: “I’m running on universal childcare for working families in Illinois. #ANewDealforIllinois” 
  • Ald. Joe Moore (49) was on CAN-TV’s Political Forum “to talk Trump, and the DOJ’s recent findings of the investigation into the Chicago Police Department.”
  • City Treasurer Kurt Summers thanked the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation for hosting him last night. “I applaud them for the work that they have done and I am looking forward to working together to keep the Governor and other state leaders accountable.”