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  • Gutierrez endorses Chico in Chicago mayoral race

     
    UPDATED by John Chase at 4:45 p.m. with additional comment from Chico, Gutierrez, del Valle. Gery Chico was endorsed for mayor today by U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez, a move aimed at burnishing the former Chicago Public Schools chief’s credentials in......
  • Tight City Council races: Veteran aldermen head for runoffs

     
    UPDATED at 9:43 p.m. Posted by Hal Dardick and John Byrne at 7:10 p.m.; check back for updates on results. City Council incumbents in several wards were beating back challenges tonight but at least two longtime aldermen appeared headed for......
  • Nearly third of City Council still up for grabs

     
    UPDATED at 12:40 p.m.; originally posted by Hal Dardick and John Byrne at 12:10 p.m. Campaigns for alderman continued today in nearly a third of the city's wards where no single candidate got a clear majority in Tuesday's election. In......
  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: "Chicago Live!" election round-up panel (mp3) Thursday evening at the Chicago Theater, I moderated this discussion...
  • Labor group makes endorsements in Chicago aldermanic runoffs

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 3:06 p.m. The Chicago Federation of Labor today endorsed a hospital executive over the Democratic committeeman in the race to become the new alderman in Lincoln Park. Tim Egan, vice president of governmental affairs at......
  • Aldermanic races, then and now

     
    Then -- from Emanuel, Burke, big labor pour money into runoffs (April 1) Now -- from Stone, Lyle lose as Chicago City Council gets makeover (current) Then: Ald. Freddrenna Lyle, who has represented the South Side's 6th Ward for 13......
  • Veteran Chicago aldermen in tight runoffs

     
    Posted by Cynthia Dizikes, Monique Garcia, Dahleen Glanton and Kristen Mack at 7:20 p.m.; last updated at 9:05 p.m. Long-serving 6th Ward Ald. Freddrenna Lyle conceded defeat tonight to challenger Roderick Sawyer, son of former Chicago Mayor Eugene...
  • Ald. Solis pushing lead emission ordinance

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 1:59 p.m. Industrial operations in Chicago that release lead into the air must monitor the levels emitted, under an ordinance introduced today by an influential alderman. Ald. Daniel Solis, 25th, was responding to a Tribune......
  • Chicago City Council puts off vote on clean power ordinance

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 11:13 a.m. A pair of Chicago City Council committees put off a vote today on a controversial ordinance that would force two coal-fired plants to convert to cleaner natural gas, cut their operations or shut......
  • Emanuel talking with aldermen about fewer City Council committees

     
    Posted by John Byrne and Hal Dardick at 2:26 p.m. Rahm Emanuel has been talking to aldermen about saving money by eliminating and consolidating Chicago City Council committees, an aldermanic ally of the incoming mayor said Saturday. With several...
  • Committee OKs zoning change for old bank

     
    Here's hope for the boring, empty Midwest Bank building right at the North/Damen/Milwaukee intersection....
  • Burke, O'Connor could be winners under City Council reorg

     
    Posted by John Byrne, Hal Dardick and Kristen Mack at 11 p.m. Chicago’s most powerful alderman would keep control of the influential Finance Committee under a City Council reorganization that could be announced next week, according to sources...