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June

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Chris Hayes investigates the fight against crime in Chicago. Alderman Waguespack speaks about the unknown process of how these ‘crime reports’ are categorized.

http://www.msnbc.com/all

May

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

The Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber of Commerce partnered with the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning’s Local Technical Assistance Program to address parking management. The goal of the study is to balance diverse community needs and to support local businesses. The study analyzes current utilization rates and recommendsContinue...

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April

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Op-Ed, Scott Waguespack

Looking back to the transcripts of the December 2008 parking meter deal it becomes evident how quickly our city and future generations were sold out by our government. Unfortunately, nothing in Mayor Emanuel’s amended meter lease (passed on Wednesday, June 5, 2013), isContinue...

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March

Friday, March 21, 2014

Street sweeping starts April 1st. Due to the remap, street sweeping between April 1st and May 15th will be done under the old ward boundaries. Starting May 18th, street sweeping will  be done according to the new boundaries.

During street cleaning days, vehicles cannot park onContinue...

November

Friday, November 22, 2013

The 8th Annual Metra Safety Poster and Essay Contest is now taking in entries! Students K-12th grade can create a poster or an essay stating the key initiatives in critical railroad practice. Click here for more information. The deadline for this contest is Friday, January 31st.

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Our office has partnered with the Greater Chicago Food Depository to host a food drive to benefit those in need. Our office will be collecting non-perishable items from now until December 31st during our office hours.
Most needed items:
Grain
-Rice
-Pasta
-Cereal
Fruit and Vegetables:
-Canned Vegetables
-Canned Fruits
Protein
-Beans
-Peanut Butter
-Tuna
Dairy
-Stable Milk (rice and almond milk)
ShelfContinue...

October

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

In May 2013, the City of Chicago informed retirees that, in light of the evolving landscape of healthcare and because of the challenge facing Chicago taxpayers, changes to the City of Chicago’s retiree healthcare benefits will be implemented on January 1, 2014. This will markContinue...

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September

Thursday, September 19, 2013

The boulders are in place, the sod is set, the trees are putting down roots – Park 567 (also known as Milwaukee/Leavitt) is officially open!

Park 567 features limestone boulders for use as seating or tables, with a central grassy area for recreation. A winding pathContinue...

July

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Young people in Chicago want to make sure their voices are heard and many Alderman are interested in serving young people in their wards better. Please fill out this short survey so the Alderman’s in Chicago can understand how to communicate and address concerns ofContinue...

June

Thursday, June 27, 2013

CHICAGO (June 27, 2013)–Chicago City Council Progressive Reform Caucus members released the following statement on Thursday in response to the news of massive cuts to Chicago Public School budgets across the city.

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