Ald. Ameya Pawar (47th) at the State of Lincoln Square on Oct. 18.Alex V. Hernandez/ Block Club Chicago

Ald. Ameya Pawar Announces Bid For City Treasurer, Touts ‘Bold Progressive Agenda’

If elected, Ald. Ameya Pawar (47th) said he wants to mobilize the city’s dollars for financial justice and racial equity.

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Nine New Weed Dispensaries Could Be Cleared To Open At Special March Meeting

River North and West Loop dispensaries could be approved at the March 6 meeting.

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‘Poverty Is Killing Us — All Of Us’: Lightfoot Pledges To End Generational Poverty

Approximately 22 percent of Chicagoans fall below the Federal Poverty Level, which is an annual income of $26,200 for a family of four.

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Rohingya Refugees, ‘Citizens Of Nowhere,’ Find Support And A Sense Of Home On Devon Avenue

Nearly 2,000 Rohingya people are now living in Chicago, making the city home to the largest Rohingya population in the country.