Better Government Association Sues City Council Over Private Conference Calls, Says They Violate Open Meetings ActThe lawsuit comes two days after Mayor Lori Lightfoot blasted an unnamed alderman for recording and leaking a May 31 conference call in which she traded profanities with Ald. Raymond Lopez (15th).
Critics Slam Proposed Time Limit For Public Comment At City Council MeetingsThe city has installed a big digital clock to count down the three minutes each speaker has when meetings are opened to public comment.
Judge Rules City Must Allow Public Comments At Council MeetingsCircuit Judge Diane J. Larsen ordered the council “to establish and record rules allowing public comments at full City Council meetings.”
Judge Blocks Wisconsin Law Curbing UnionsA Wisconsin judge has temporarily blocked the new law restricting unions that led 14 state senators to Illinois for weeks to avoid a vote.