Ald. Patrick Daley Thompson (11th) makes his case for his proposal. Heather Cherone/The Daily Line

Who Showed Up To Work Today? Who Knows. Aldermen Reject Taking Attendance, Night Meetings With Neighbors

Ald. Patrick Daley Thompson's effort to require City Council committees to determine whether a majority of aldermen are present before starting meetings ran into a buzzsaw of opposition.

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Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Reparations For Black Chicagoans Are Overdue, Supporters Of Resolution Say: ‘We Need To Put Our Money Where Our Mouth Is’

If approved in a Friday vote, the Chicago Descendants of Enslaved Africans Reparations Commission would hold public hearings to consider what form reparations would take in Chicago.

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Chicago Public Schools Won’t Cut Ties With Police, Mayor Lightfoot Says

Just last year, CPS approved a $33 million budget to employ Chicago Police officers in schools.

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These Grants And Rebates Are Available For Small Independent Businesses In Albany Park

“Now that we’re in Phase 3 we’re trying to help rebuild the neighborhood,” said one chamber official.