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Deb Mell appointed to father's council seat
Jul. 24, 2013
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is appointing state lawmaker Deb Mell to fill her father's long-held city council seat.
Report claims misconduct, rankles aldermen
Jul. 22, 2013
The latest report from the office that investigates corruption among Chicago’s City Council members has irritated some aldermen, and they’re calling for that office’s dissolution.
LGBTQ senior housing coming to Lakeview
Jun. 3, 2013
Construction kicked off Monday on an affordable housing development for LGBTQ seniors.
Reporter’s Notebook: What are aldermen responsible for?
May. 23, 2013
Curious Citizen Andrea Lee heard Chicago aldermen no longer manage neighborhood recycling. So she wanted to know: Aside from speeches, hand-shaking and suit-wearing, what are they responsible for?
Aldermen propose bed bug crackdown
Jan. 29, 2013
Three Chicago aldermen are trying to crack down on bed bugs in the city, by proposing to fine landlords who don't get rid of the pests.
Aldermen stand to get millions in pensions
May. 1, 2012
An analysis of pension fund documents by the Chicago
shows retiring City Council members stand to get millions in benefits thanks to a quiet deal engineered under former Mayor Richard M.
City's ward remap drawing more battle lines than boundaries
Dec. 16, 2011
City Hall was tense Thursday and more political maneuvering was expected Friday. Aldermen have been fighting for electoral survival as they redraw the city’s ward boundaries, which they have to do every 10 years using new census data.
Aldermen voice concerns over Emanuel budget
Nov. 2, 2011
A majority of Chicago's aldermen are calling for changes to Mayor Rahm Emanuel's 2012 city budget.
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