Aldermen Approve Ordinance To Protect Affordable Housing Near Obama Presidential Center In WoodlawnThe measure is designed to protect Woodlawn residents from being forced out of their homes when the Obama Presidential Center is built in Jackson Park.
Lightfoot, Woodlawn Aldermen, Activists Reach Compromise To Protect Affordable Housing Near Obama Center“This ordinance will go a long way in maintaining and developing a wide range of housing options for renters, homeowners and investors for our South Side neighborhoods,” said Ald. Leslie Hairston (5th).
Aldermen Take Up Debate On Removing CPD Officers From Chicago Public SchoolsA lengthy debate on the value of police officers in schools came as an ordinance to remove them has been at least temporarily bottled up in committee.
Bid To Force CPD Officers Out Of Chicago Public Schools Sent To City Council's Legislative PurgatoryMayor Lori Lightfoot has opposed entirely removing police officers from public schools, arguing it should be up to elected Local School Councils to decide if police should be stationed at individual schools.