Deb Mell Replaces Father On City Council, With 'Something To Prove'Mayor Rahm Emanuel has officially tapped state Rep. Deb Mell (D-Chicago) to replace her father, retiring Ald. Dick Mell (33rd), on the City Council.
Mayor: No Guarantee Deb Mell Will Get Her Dad's Council SeatMayor Rahm Emanuel had high praise for state Rep. Deb Mell (D-Chicago) on Tuesday, but said she has no guarantee she’ll replace her father, retiring Ald. Richard Mell (33rd), on the Chicago City Council.
Longtime Ald. Dick Mell RetiresMayor Rahm Emanuel has accepted veteran Ald. Dick Mell’s resignation.
Aldermen Backing Ordinance To Protect Renters After ForeclosuresSeveral aldermen have joined community activists in calling for passage of a measure designed to prevent more buildings from becoming vacant.
Aldermen Block Mayor's Ethics Reforms, For NowMayor Rahm Emanuel suggested he was not all that concerned that aldermen had balked at his proposed ethics reforms for the City Council.
Mell And Blagojevich Reconcile After Longtime FeudOn the day former Gov. Rod Blagojevich began serving his prison sentence, his father-in-law, Ald. Richard Mell (3rd) said the two have reconciled, nearly seven years after a public and nasty falling-out.
Report: Ald. Mell Gets Into Heated, Racially-Tinged Argument At City HallA published report is shedding light on a reported angry confrontation recently at City Hall.
Public Hearings To Begin For Ward Remap ProcessPublic hearings are expected to start Wednesday night on re-mapping Chicago's 50 aldermanic wards.
Alderman Calls For License Requirement For BicyclistsIf one alderman has his way, the city might soon ask bike riders to pony up money for the privilege of riding on Chicago streets.