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Alderman Joe Moore

I Would Be So Thankful If Only Chicago Had an Elected School Board

Dave Stieber | Posted 01.21.2015 | Chicago
Dave Stieber

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.

Chicago Can't Wait, Mayor Emanuel: Residents Unveil City Hall Exhibit on Human Costs of Deadly Coal-Fired Plants

Jeff Biggers | Posted 02.01.2012 | Chicago
Jeff Biggers

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.

Will Chicago Aldermen Make Clean Energy History or Disappear Into Big Coal's Shadow Tomorrow?

Jeff Biggers | Posted 06.20.2011 | Chicago
Jeff Biggers

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.

Mayor Daley Feasts on Another Budget Victory; Leaves Next Mayor With the Tab

Joe Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Joe Moore

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?

Chicago's Growing Clean Power Campaign Becomes Ground Zero for National Environmental/Citizens Groups

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jeff Biggers

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 in Chicago -- A City of Haves and Have Nots

Joe Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Joe Moore

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.

Alderman Letting Constituents Decide How To Spend $1M

Time Out Chicago | Jake Malooley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

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...