Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot announced today that she is appointing Charlie Beck, former Police Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), to serve as Interim Superintendent of the Chicago Police Department
Chicago Ald. Ariel Reboyras is threatening to take legal action against Democratic Party Chairman Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) should the House Speaker move forward with what Reboyras alleges is an “illegal and discriminatory effort to disenfranchise Latino voters” in the process of replacing disgraced former state Rep. Luis Arroyo (D-Chicago).
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is “cut from the same cloth” as her predecessor Rahm Emmanuel for diverting attention away from the city’s tragic distinction of having more homicides than New York and Los Angeles combined, writes native Chicagoan Gianno Caldwell, a political consultant and Fox News political analyst.
One of the four candidates challenging U.S. Rep. Danny K. Davis (D) in Illinois' 7th District out-raised him in campaign cash in the third quarter, according to Federal Election Commission (FEC) reports filed last week.
President Donald Trump and Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson did a bit of sparring this week with Trump criticizing Johnson for his sanctuary city support and Johnson saying that he's getting things right.
With the average Chicago Public Schools (CPS) teacher receiving nearly $77,000 in annual pension benefits, the Illinois Policy Institute (IPI) reports that a retired CPS educator makes back what they put into the system just five months into retirement.
Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot presented to City Council today the 2020 budget proposal that delivers on the promise to bring forth a progressive, responsible budget that maximizes government efficiency, prioritizes structural reforms, and makes critical investments in people and communities most in need.
Jeanne Ives is not surprised to hear that Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) may be at the heart of a widening public corruption probe centered on Commonwealth Edison's lobbying practices.