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CHICO: NEW PARENTS DESERVE MORE FAMILY LEAVE

CHICAGO — Mayoral candidate Gery Chico announced on Tuesday that he will push the City Council to extend paid parental leave for city employees, including fathers, partners, and those adopting. “All experts agree, parents need time to bond with their children. It’s the right thing to do,” Chico said. Chico said the issue came to […]

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CHICO LAUNCHES NEW TV & RADIO SPOTS IN SPRINT TO THE FINISH LINE

CHICAGO — A new ad called “Better” drives home Gery Chico’s closing message of the campaign – delivering quality education to every child in the city, fighting corruption, raising the minimum wage to $15 and making Chicago’s wealthiest pay their fair share. According to polls released by CBS2, the Chicago Sun-Times, and ABC7, Mayoral Candidate […]

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CHICO: CITY MUST SWIFTLY ADDRESS WATER PROBLEMS

CHICAGO — Mayoral candidate Gery Chico on Wednesday called for an immediate moratorium on water shutoffs in Chicago after a report published last week showed that thousands of low-income families are going — or have gone — without water because they can’t afford to pay their bills. The analysis by American Public Media (APM) Reports […]

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CHICO TO SPRINGFIELD: HURRY ON CAPITAL BILL

CHICAGO — Ten years have passed since Illinois has had a capital bill. Yesterday, a portion of Lake Shore Drive buckled, while other parts of major infrastructure are crumbling in Chicago. “At some point, a city worker isn’t going to catch a cracked beam under one of the most traveled roads in Chicago, and we’re […]

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