Ald. Scott Waguespack on The Wayne Besen Show on WCPT 820
Crain’s Business Chicago
A group of aldermen who frequently disagree with Mayor Rahm Emanuel are advancing a plan to reform the city’s much-criticized tax-increment financing system. And if it ever escapes committee, I could see it picking up quite a head of steam.
Chicago Tribune, John Byrne
Mayor Rahm Emanuel‘s decision to give the National Football League a nearly $1 million break on fees to hold draft festivities here has Chicago aldermen calling for more oversight on city decisions to waive costs for big outdoor festivals.
Hon. George Cardenas, Hon. Pat O’Connor, Hon. Roderick Sawyer, and Hon. Scott Waguespack talk about the 2017 City of Chicago Budget.
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CITY HALL — The City Council took what many aldermen described as a “first step” toward Police Department reform Wednesday, moving to create a new agency to probe police shootings and misconduct, along with a new deputy inspector general assigned to public safety.
Claudia Morell, The Daily Line
In a gymnasium packed with city employees and invited community leaders at Malcolm X College Thursday night, Mayor Rahm Emanuel unveiled his three-part strategy to address gun violence in Chicago, leaving out one critical issue facing the city: police reform.
Aaron Cynic, Chicagoist
Mayor Rahm Emanuel outlined his plan to address Chicago violence Thursday evening to a few hundred people in a gymnasium at Malcolm X College.
“For all the things that make Chicago great, for all the things that make us proud to call ourselves Chicagoans, the violence that is happening corrodes our core,” Emanuel told the crowd. “It is not the Chicago we know and love.”
Dana Kozlov, CBS2
CHICAGO — El Concejo Municipal de Chicago quiere prohibir expresamente que la Policía local amenace con la deportación a un indocumentado detenido, en una actualización de la ordenanza que convirtió en santuario a la ciudad en 1983.