Ward Reports

  • Ald. Proco Joe Moreno (1) and staff attended the Women’s March in Chicago. 
  • Ald. Brian Hopkins (2) said he was “Proud of my colleagues @AldPatDowell3rd @SSadlowskiGarza @AldermanSmith43 for speaking at the LARGEST rally today outside DC #womensmarchCHI” Ald. Smith’s behind the scenes pics are here. 
  • Ald. Pat Dowell (3) noticed something lacking in POTUS’ executive staff: “…not one person of color taking the oath (besides what looks like Omarosa). So sad and unfortunately expected.” 
  • Ald. Sophia King (4) says her campaign “needs your support at our First 4th Ward Candidate Forum on Saturday, February 4…”
  • You can see Ald. Susan Sadlowski-Garza’s (10) power of the puss speech here. 
  • Ald. Raymond Lopez (15) wrote on his Facebook: “Shooting, random or retaliatory, are not normal and should not be accepted in any community!”
  • Ald. David Moore (17) thanked Cook County States Attorney Kim Foxx, Supt. Eddie Johnson, Police Board President Lori Lightfoot, COPA Chief Sharon Fairley, OEMC’s Richard Guidice, Cmdr. William Bradley, Cmdr. Kenneth Johnson, and Cmdr. Ronald Pontecore; for attending the 17th ward Winter Quarterly Community Meeting.
  • Ald. Michael Scott Jr. (24) has pics from the march
  • Ald. Danny Solis’ (25) daughters attended the DC march. 
  • Ald. Milly Santiago (31) broke ground on a new commercial development last week, Retail at the Fields.
  • Ald. Deb Mell (33) has her spotlight grabbing pics from the Women’s March via DNAInfo, kissing her girlfriend, Georg Coleman.
  • Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa (35) attended the Women’s March in Chicago, too, and ended the day knocking doors in the ward “to inform neighbors of our constitutional rights when confronted by immigration agents. Today, we showed Trump that the people will defend each other from his right-wing agenda.”
  • Ald. John Arena (45) went to DC for the Women’s March. 
  • Ald. James Cappleman (46) has Wilson El construction pics and was eating atIyanze, a Nigerian restaurant, a few weeks after calling for its closing – he says he’s “Working with them, CPD, and City on robust safety plan moving forward.”
  • 39th Ward Committeeman Robert Murphy is hosting Ald. Ameya Pawar (47) to discuss “his vision for the future of Illinois” on Saturday. (Pawar has some pics from the march). 
  • Ald. Harry Osterman (48) says the findings of the DOJ report were “deeply disturbing” and “the report makes clear the significant and comprehensive work that is before us to improve our system of safety while ensuring the rights of all.”
  • Ald. Joe Moore’s (49) Follow Me Friday event featured three types of Russian beer in honor of President Trump’s inauguration. 
  • Ald. Deb Silverstein (50) says of the DOJ findings: “I would like to make it clear that this report is not an indictment of all the men and women in uniform. My personal experience with the officers serving the 50th Ward has been one of professionalism and dedication to the safety and needs of the community. The true failure is where the investigation found “systemic deficiencies in training and accountability.”
  • Spot the electeds in City Treasurer Kurt Summers’ Women’s March album. Here’s his statement on the new POTUS. 

  • Comm. John Daley (D-11) posed with Chicago PD’s Jason Beghe. 

  • Comm. John Fritchey (D-12), who attended the Women’s March, said “Looking back on yesterday, a line from Hamilton seems appropriate: This is not a moment, it’s the Movement.” He posed with Ald. Marge Laurino (39), Ald. Gilbert Villegas (36), State Sen. Omar Aquino, and City Treasurer Kurt Summers. Full album.