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Preckwinkle’s Plan to Reduce Fines and Fees Contrasts Dramatically with her Record

CHICAGO — Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Tuesday laid out a plan that as mayor she would reduce city fines and fees, and go easier on scofflaws. “There’s only one problem with her platform: it’s the opposite of her record as Cook County President. Toni Preckwinkle has routinely and repeatedly hit low income […]

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CHICO VOWS TO ERASE SEGREGATION DIVIDE

CHICAGO — Mayoral candidate Gery Chico on Monday said that he is ready to pour the much-needed support — including a $15 minimum wage, job access for ex-offenders, and development of affordable housing — into erasing the segregation issues that have plagued Chicago for more than a century. “We will never be the city we want […]

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CHICO PROMISES EXPANSION OF LGBTQ SERVICES

CHICAGO — Mayoral candidate Gery Chico on Saturday said he will fight even harder for the LGBTQ community than he did when he stood up in 2004 for same-sex marriages during a time when no one else would. “That was the right thing to do then, and I am going to make my administration the most LGBTQ inclusive […]

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Chico Calls for End to Aldermanic Privilege

CHICAGO — To prevent future corruption or abuse, mayoral candidate Gery Chico is calling for an end to all aldermanic privilege when it comes to their approval of any permits, including zoning changes, parking and liquor licenses. “For more than 80 years, aldermen have been allowed to control who gets a building permit, who gets […]

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