The approved map creates the city’s first majority-Asian ward and avoids a public referendum where voters decide boundaries.
State Rep. Delia Ramirez and Chicago Ald. Gilbert Villegas emerge as frontrunners for 3rd Congressional
The two have name recognition on their side in the heated, four-candidate race for the newly created district.
The casino could open a temporary site next year, but not everyone is thrilled about the potential new neighbor.
If the landmark abortion case is overturned, Illinois could be seen as even more of an “oasis” across the nation for those seeking an abortion.
The City Council narrowly approved the $12.5 million taxpayer-funded program proposed by Mayor Lori Lightfoot in response to rising fuel prices.
Lightfoot called out Chicago media’s lack of diversity. A year later, journalists of color say access to her hasn’t improved.
In a surprise move, Lightfoot granted interviews only to reporters of color for a single day in 2021. But several local journalists say access to the mayor ended just as abruptly.
Just after handing out more than $1 million of free gas, the wealthy businessman announced he’s throwing his hat into next year’s race.
The Southwest Side alderman is one of Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s harshest critics and has represented the 15th Ward since 2015.
Ald. Nicole Lee was appointed by the mayor to fill the seat previously held by Patrick Daley Thompson, who was convicted of tax fraud.
Lightfoot has chosen Nicole Lee to replace ex-Ald. Patrick Daley Thompson as 11th Ward alderman after he was convicted of tax fraud.