Emanuel Calls Special City Council Hearing On Ward Remap PlansMayor Rahm Emanuel has called a special City Council meeting for Thursday for consideration of a new map of the city's 50 wards.
Hispanic Aldermen Propose City Council Map With Only 25 WardsIn the feud over the Chicago ward remap, a familiar, but oft-dismissed push to cut the City Council in half is resurfacing.
Is Progress Being Made On City Council Remap Effort? MaybeEfforts to resolve differences over a new Aldermanic ward map broke down along racial lines Thursday, but top City Council officials say they're hopeful they can reach agreement on a new plan floated this afternoon.
Back Of The Yards Residents Want One Alderman, Not FiveCommunity activists in the Back of the Yards neighborhood says they're not asking for much. They want one alderman.