With violence tarnishing a former police officer’s reputation and subsequent cash contribution, the Illinois Republican Party today urged city official and state Comptroller candidate Susana Mendoza to reject over $20,000 in support from Juan Gaytan.
The new Chicago Transit Authority bus boarding facility, Union Station Transit Center, opened for service in time for Labor Day, representing a milestone in the transportation hub’s revitalization and sheltering 120,000 commuters daily.
Summer’s not quite over, and Chicago’s airport statistics prove it, with record-breaking travel statistics logged during 2016’s warmest months and predictions for heavy Labor Day weekend traffic from the Chicago Department of Aviation.
Chicago native Eddie Johnson was confirmed this spring as the latest Chicago Police Department (CPD) superintendent on the strong recommendation of Mayor Rahm Emanuel after major upheaval of the department in the wake of the Laquan McDonald shooting.
The city of Chicago Community Development Commission will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday to prepare a feasibility study for the proposed Red and Purple Modernization Phase One Project Tax Increment Financing.
No one knows which way the state's Supreme Court will rule on the pending Independent Map Amendment ballot measure, but the litigation could face the same fate as previous rulings about term limits, Gov. Bruce Rauner recently told reporters.
Mike Strick, Republican candidate for District 84 in the Illinois House of Representatives, recently asserted that his NoMoreMadigan pledge has been garnering some positive responses among voters and candidates these past few weeks.