Posts Tagged “Mayor Rahm Emanuel”

WGN Mayoral forum gives candidates chance to sparkle

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WGN Mayoral forum gives candidates chance to sparkle

WGN Mayoral forum gives candidates chance to sparkle WGN hosted a fast-paced mayoral forum that brought 13 of the city’s 21 candidates who are running for mayor to the forefront. Although the forum didn’t get down into deep details on issues, it gave the public a chance to get a broad sense of which candidate…

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April named Arab Heritage Month by new Illinois Law

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April named Arab Heritage Month by new Illinois Law

April named Arab Heritage Month by new Illinois Law Illinois Legislature passes law to designate April as Arab American Heritage Month. The bill was introduced by Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan, and co-sponsored by State Senator Steve Landek and Representative Mike Zalewski. The bill restores respect for Illinois’ Arab American community which was disrespected…

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Republican Kelly urges Mayor Emanuel to stepdown

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Republican Kelly urges Mayor Emanuel to stepdown

Republican Kelly urges Mayor Emanuel to stepdown During a recent appearance on the PBS show, “Chicago Tonight,” William J. Kelly, the only Republican candidate for Chicago mayor, blasted the Chicago media and national Democrats for giving Rahm a pass on the Chicago Public Schools sex abuse and rape scandal – a sharp contrast to their…

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Highspeed rail association questions Chicago-O’Hare transit plans

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Highspeed rail association questions Chicago-O’Hare transit plans

Highspeed rail association questions Chicago-O’Hare transit plans The Midwest High Speed Rail Association issue the following statement regarding Chicago plans to build a high speed rail connecting Chicago’s Loop with O’Hare Airport: Today, the City of Chicago announced that it has chosen Elon Musk’s Boring Company to construct and maintain an express link between downtown…

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Can Mayoral challengers step up to give Emanuel a run for his money?

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Can Mayoral challengers step up to give Emanuel a run for his money?

Can Mayoral challengers step up to give Emanuel a run for his money? A new analysis by the Illinois Campaign for Political Reform looks at how record spending is making it difficult to challenge incumbents who raise huge campaign war chests in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles. Can challengers in Chicago really challenge Mayor…

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Chicagoland Chamber backs Safe Neighborhood reform proposals

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Chicagoland Chamber backs Safe Neighborhood reform proposals

Chicagoland Chamber backs Safe Neighborhood reform proposals Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce Supports the  Illinois Safe Neighborhoods Reform Act Legislation Passed Senate now awaiting House action The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce stands in support of SB 1722, the Safe Neighborhoods Reform Act, and the efforts of Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Superintendent Eddie Johnson to hold those driving…

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