Chicago Firefighters Union Local 2
In the race for governor, the Republican and Democratic candidates received competing endorsements Thursday from groups representing some of the state’s police officers and firefighters.
The union that represents Chicago firefighters is getting behind a proposal that would prevent banks from kicking out renters during foreclosure proceedings.
Union leaders and retirees blasted Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday for saving $108.7 million by phasing out a city subsidy for retiree health care and using roughly the same amount of public money to build a new basketball arena near McCormick Place.
Mayoral candidate Gery Chico picked up the support of Chicago’s firefighters Tuesday morning.