Chicago Aldermen have to rethink their positions on who will become the City Council’s budget analyst. Former Alderman Helen Shiller has broken the stalemate over the job by saying she no longer wants it, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Some outgoing aldermen may be forced to cut back on their spending for the next two weeks, and some are scaling back operations.
Social worker James Cappleman will succeed 24-year veteran Ald. Helen Shiller to represent the Uptown neighborhood’s 46th Ward in the City council.
As many as 10 sitting Chicago aldermen appear headed into one-on-one runoff elections in April and four more open aldermanic races are headed towards runoffs between the top two contenders.
Some garbage collectors are having a hard time making it through snow-filled alleys, so they’re holding off until they can make it through.
For the second time this week, candidates running for alderman in Chicago’s 46th Ward woke up to find smashed windows at their campaign offices.