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:
Fruit and Vegetables:
-Canned Vegetables
-Canned Fruits
-Peanut Butter
-Stable Milk (rice and almond milk)


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...



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...


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...


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.



Thursday, June 20, 2013

Check out the milestones that must be met in order to complete the project on time.

The Bloomingdale Construction


Friday, April 19, 2013

CTA and CDOT will begin next phase of study, community engagement efforts to develop vision for center running BRT which will improve service and benefit local communities.

Ashland Bus Rapid Transit



Thursday, March 21, 2013

CHICAGO (March 21, 2013)–Chicago City Council Progressive Reform Coalition members Aldermen John Arena (45); Bob Fioretti (2); Toni Foukes (15); Leslie Hairston (5); Ricardo Munoz (22); Roderick T. Sawyer (6); Nick Sposato (36); and Scott Waguespack (32), issued the following statement Thursday in response toContinue...


Chicago Public Schools has released a list of proposed school closures for 2013.


Wednesday, March 13, 2013

The Progressive Reform Coalition of the Chicago City Council is dedicated to creating a more just and equal Chicago, combating all forms of discrimination, and advancing public policies that offer genuine opportunity to all Chicagoans, especially those who have been left out of our society’sContinue...