On Thursday, August 15th, the Cook County Young Dems elected a new executive board, followed by a celebratory fundraiser. The new board will consist of the following: Chakena D. Sims - Chair Dedrick Rents - Executive Vice Chair Nicole Lynch Stevens - City Vice Chair Christopher Ryan Crisanti - West Suburban Vice Chair (second term) … Continue reading Cook County Young Dems Elect New Executive Board
A Clean Sweep: A Look at the city of Chicago’s Off-Street Cleaning Program Background
[This piece was written by Bella Perez] Background In 2015, the City of Chicago’s Off-Street Cleaning Program was implemented to maintain public areas in a clean and sanitary condition, protect public health and safety, and ensure accessibility to public areas for all. These cleanings, both off-street and deep occur on every Thursday between the hours … Continue reading A Clean Sweep: A Look at the city of Chicago’s Off-Street Cleaning Program Background
Who’s running for Mayor of Chicago?
Incumbent - Rahm Emanuel Declared: Dorothy Brown Occupation - Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County Ja'Mal Green Occupation - Community Organizer Troy LaRaviere Occupation - Former CPS Principal Lori Lightfoot Occupation - Chicago Police Board president Garry McCarthy Occupation - Former Superintendent of the CPD Neal Sales - Griffin Occupation - Tech Entrepreneur … Continue reading Who’s running for Mayor of Chicago?
Aldermanic Menu Money
Our previous blog described Illinois home rule power and authority for municipalities and local units of government. We continue with our post-primary blog series with another topic of local authority, the city of Chicago’s Aldermanic Menu Money Program. The program gives Chicago aldermen power and authority to allocate funds used for capital improvement projects in … Continue reading Aldermanic Menu Money