Testing testing...is this thing on?

Ald. Fioretti tells how he was outmaneuvered in the remapping proceedings

January 20, 2012

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(WBEZ/Elliot Ramos)

Chicago’s City Council ended months of back and forth and passed a map establishing new ward boundaries on Thursday. However, it was not without controversy. The question of a potential lawsuit down the road remained. A handful of aldermen tried to delay the vote using a parliamentary procedure; but ultimately, their efforts were squashed. One of those aldermen was Robert Fioretti (2nd), and he joined Eight Forty-Eight to share his take on how he got “outmapped.”