Ward Reports

  • Ald. Sophia King (4) shared this Elle profile of State’s Attorney Kim Foxx and a picture of her daughter standing at Foxx’s campaign podium: “great ELLE Magazine article on my friend, Kim Foxx for Cook County State’s Attorney. I am so proud of you! I don’t normally share pictures of my daughter, but she’s watching and inspired too!” 
  • Ald. Leslie Hairston’s (5) community meeting last night included discussion of the proposed merger of Jackson Park and South Shore Cultural golf courses.
  • Ald. George Cardenas (12) says President Trump’s Fed call dovetails nicely with the resolution he’s introducing today. 
  • Ald. Raymond Lopez (15) continues his push for funding for violence prevention programs.
  • Ald. Rick Muñoz (22) had one word for the Dan Mihalopoulos story on the gentrification dinner Ald. Proco Joe Moreno’s (1) speaking at: “Wow!!!!”
  • Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa (35) joined the first #ResistTrumpTuesdays. “Every Tuesday during Trump’s first 100 days we will resist his right-wing corporate agenda with our own bold progressive vision of the world we deserve.” Yesterday, he marched “to Goldman Sachs [to] call out Trump’s #SwampCabinet full of the rich and their corporate cronies.”
  • Ald. Pat O’Connor (40) issued a community alert related to two shootings over the weekend. 
  • Ald. Ameya Pawar (47) says be writing a check in the next cycle to support Texas State Rep. Tony Tinderholt’s opponent. Tinderholt’s trying to make abortion illegal in Texas. 
  • Ald. Joe Moore (49) is holding a meeting on a proposed seven-story “mixed-income and mixed-use development on the 6400 block of N. Sheridan Road that would include market rate and affordable rental housing and a small “flexible format” Target store.”

  • Comm. John Fritchey (D-13) says instead of sending in the feds, President Trump bring in “$$ for job training + after-school programs and to fund economic incentives for business development and hiring in troubled areas”.