We have a school board that is handpicked by the mayor and therefor does whatever the mayor tells them to do, because if they go against him -- then guess what? They are no longer on the school board.
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Calling for an end to the deadly and costly pollution from the Fisk and Crawford plants on the west side of Chicago, neighborhood families supporters posted photos of their affected children, elderly and businesses at City Hall.
Last week's fatal coal train wreck in Iowa was a tragic reminder of the stunning human and environmental cost of coal burning in the Windy City. That could all change on Thursday, April 21st.
This year's city budget called for no tax increases and no significant further cuts in services. It's a perfect election year budget. So what's not to like?
How green is Chicago?
Thanks to a growing ward-by-ward grassroots campaign for clean energy, the Windy City has attracted the attention of national ...
Recycling is no longer an issue that only interests "Lakefront Liberals" -- it has become a basic service that every sector of the city wants, expects, and deserves.
One of the perpetual gripes in this city concerns our politicians' fiscal recklessness. Well, now 49th Ward Ald. Joe Moore is giving a significant par...
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