Sunday, August 5, 2018

By Ted Dabrowski and John Klingner,

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s team claims its proposed $10 billion pension obligation bond is good fiscal policy. Far from it. The POBs, as the bonds are called, are nothing more than gambling using taxpayer funds. They’re a terrible idea.





Friday, June 22, 2018

The Office of the Inspector General released a report of their audit of the City’s process for evaluating and setting user fees. This audit resulted in a finding that, “The City does not evaluate and set user fees in accordance with its financial and budgetary policies ofContinue...



Friday, March 2, 2018

The 2018 street sweeping schedule is now available for the 32nd Ward.

32nd Ward 2018 Street Sweeping Schedule


Friday, December 29, 2017

Stay warm during this winter season!

The Chicago Department of Family and Support Services (DFSS) operates six Warming Centers during work weekdays when temperatures dip below 32 degrees. Additional facilities are opened as needed including Senior Centers, libraries, and Park District buildings. The Warming Centers that DFSS operatesContinue...


Each year millions of people buy fresh cut trees throughout the city and the US for the Christmas holiday. After the holiday is over, many families aren’t sure what to do with them. In Chicago, you have a great option to recycle your tree!

This year theContinue...



Wednesday, October 18, 2017

CHICAGO (October 18, 2017)–Following is a statement from Progressive Caucus Chair Ald. Scott Waguespack (32) in response to Mayor Emanuel’s FY 2018 City budget address: Continue…



Wednesday, January 25, 2017

I wanted to give everyone a quick update on the specific shooting crime that took place in front of Cardinal Bernadin School yesterday evening around 5:30 p.m. I am as angry to hear about this crime that has put families in such immediate danger andContinue...


The criminal element that has been plaguing the neighborhood in the last couple years is brought on by a lot of different issues. While criminals are the underlying problem, our police department staffing has decreased over the past few years, including officer allocations to theContinue...


Thursday, January 12, 2017

Our Urban Times, Elaine Coorens

Question: Alderman Waguespack, what do you see as the top five issues for 2017 in Chicago and your 32nd Ward? 




Monday, November 28, 2016

There is still time to apply for your property tax rebate from the City of Chicago.  The City has extended the deadline to apply in person at any of the over 20 neighborhood locations to Friday, December 30, 2016.  

The City of Chicago Property Tax RebateContinue...