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 race to replace Mayor Richard Daley is in its final stretch. With debate season underway, the candidates are trying to convince Chicagoans that they're the best pick to lead the city, to be its public face, its CEO.
Gery Chico's mayoral campaign debuted two new broadcast TV ads on Monday, but his most important spot may be one many Chicago's won't see or understand.The two new spots, entitled "Model" and "Embrace", are English-language ads that will run on broadcast television outlets.
Chicago mayoral candidate Carol Moseley Braun says the deal that privatized parking meters is a financial disaster for the city, and she says she'll try to break it if elected.At a Monday news conference the former U.S.
Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley is now the longest-serving mayor the city has ever had. He passed his father, Richard J. Daley.The elder Daley died while in office in December, 1976 after serving as mayor for 21 years and 8 months.
Rahm Emanuel says if he becomes mayor, he’d encourage city employees to get healthier. He says that could save the city millions of dollars. Emanuel says he’d tailor a new city wellness program on ones run by companies like Johnson & Johnson.