If you were given six months to improve Chicago’s public schools, what would you do? That’s the big question facing the interim leader of Chicago Public Schools Terry Mazany. Mazany stepped in when former CEO Ron Huberman resigned last November.
The Chicago board of elections says it's printing ballots for the February election without the name of one mayoral candidate.Board Chairman Langdon Neal says the order has already been placed to print about 2 million ballots. Neal says that should've been done last week.
An Illinois Appellate Court panel Monday ruled that Rahm Emanuel should be booted from the February ballot. The court found that Emanuel fails to meet the one-year residency requirement to run for Chicago mayor.
Post offices around Chicago are bracing for major cutbacks. The United States Postal Service is planning to close more than 2,000 post offices around the country.Mark Reynolds is a spokesman for the U-S Postal Service in Chicago.
One of the two Illinois Appellate Court judges who reversed the residency board's decision to keep Rahm Emanuel on the ballot has an election stumble in his past. Judge Thomas E. Hoffman joined Judge Shelvin Hall in the majority decision.
In the midst of all the news about Rahm Emanuel being removed from the mayoral ballot, one thing is still in question: the actual ballot."We're going to press with one less candidate for mayor," said Langdon D.