City Council Approves Extra Demolition Fees For Homes In Pilsen And Along Bloomingdale Trail“This is an extremely reasonable policy to protect naturally-occurring affordable housing in our Chicago neighborhoods that are seeing record-high displacement in this moment,” said Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa (35th).
Aldermen, Activists Criticize Mayor Lightfoot For Spending More Than $280 Million In Pandemic Relief Funds On CPDThe group criticized the mayor for spending hundreds of millions on police payroll costs, while ignoring programs to help people struggling during the pandemic.
Alderman, Park District Seek Safety Improvements On The 606 After Multiple Incidents Of Cars Driving On Pedestrian And Cycling TrailAld. Daniel La Spata (1st), one of three aldermen whose wards include portions of The 606, is asking for retractable bollards to be installed at entrances that are currently large enough for cars to get onto the 606.
At Least Eight New Alderman Elected To Chicago City Council, Including Four Democratic SocialistsChicago's historic election brings change not only to the mayor's office but also to the city council. At least eight new members take office next month, including four democratic socialists.
Ald. Joe Moreno Loses His 1st Ward Seat to Daniel La SpataThe 1st Ward alderman on the city's North Side will be Daniel La Spata.
Aldermanic Candidate Under Fire For Controversial Photo: 'I Apologize'"It was silly. It was ridiculous. The kids in the photo were watching. They thought it was hilarious and so they wanted to take a photo with us and so we let them."