Ward Reports

  • Ald Brian Hopkins (2) replied to a Trump supporter saying Chicago’s working to “correct [the] imbalance” of Trump v. Hillary signs, linking to a story about the stolen Trump plaza sign. 
  • Ald. Pat Dowell (3) participated in a cleanup at South Loop Elementary School and shared some info on the Harold Ickes Homes revitalization master plan.
  • Ald. Susan Sadlowski Garza (10) shared this Sun-Times story about raises for employees in the mayor’s office, saying “Chicago is not broke.”
  • Ald. Raymond Lopez (15) shared his thoughts on the rideshare v. taxi debate, saying more should focus on the devaluation of medallions. “I continue to work with the mayor and fellow aldermen to find ways to truly balance the playing field by removing the mandated burden Chicago placed on the taxi industry then allowed rideshare to decimate.”
  • Ald. David Moore (17) posted a cryptic message, saying his Facebook was usually positive, “However when other people’s personal issues, cross over into the public sphere, especially when public assets payed for by taxpayers are abused; then people should be held accountable to the fullest. In order to cover myself, because I should have called the police and I didn’t, if the individual is not disciplined to the fullest extent, then I will have to address the entire issue publicly.”
  • Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa (35) stands with mole
  • Ald. Brendan Reilly (42) tweeted Trump, local restaurants, and infrastructure issues over the weekend, including saying he was sickened he once supported Rudy Giuliani. He also continued his Twitter feud with Comm. Sean Morrison (R-17).
  • Ald. James Cappleman (46) thanked participants in an anti-violence walk. “Domestic violence is the most under reported crime that affects so many people, including people we personally know.” 
  • Ald. Ameya Pawar (47) says it’s “disturbing” that the Fraternal Order of Police is endorsing Trump. “Actually, it scares me.” 
  • City Treasurer Kurt Summers shared coverage of a Crain’s editorial he penned. 
  • Chicago Plays pics: Ald. Raymond Lopez (15), Ald. Michael Scott Jr. (24), Ald. Anthony Napolitano (41).

  • Comm. John Daley (D-11) shared thoughts on the passing of Ed McElroy, whom he called “a hardworking, honest and fair gentleman who loved our great city. He will certainly be missed by those who knew him.”
  • Comm. John Fritchey (D-12) posted about amusement tax changes to accommodate DJs, calling it a “win for DJ’s, music artists, venue operators, and all of us who appreciate them.”