Mayor Rahm Emanuel often touts $4 billion in 'Neighborhoods Now' projects. But those include a hodgepodge of public and private funds, from McCormick Place area improvements to millions for a private West Loop club that requires a headshot photo to get in.
Post-election coverage begins with an in-studio analysis of Tuesday's winners and losers. Which aldermanic candidates will face run-offs? Jesus “Chuy” Garcia calls in to share the latest on his own run-off against Mayor Rahm Emanuel in April. And, we hear from Robert "Bob" Fioretti and Willie Wilson. Also, we take a closer look at public safety, education, jobs and the economy and city pensions.
All this week, we’ve been talking about goals Mayor Rahm Emanuel set for himself in his first term. On Thursday, we talk about the Mayor’s promises of a more open and transparent government. Are you getting all the information you need to know how the city runs?
We remember Chicago's beloved Cub, Ernie Banks who passed away this weekend at 83 and baseball losing an American icon. Also, the first segment of our week-long series, "Grading Rahm" with an analysis on how he's fared with job creation and the economy.