Pritzker: 'I'm Going To Make Sure All Voices Are Heard'"We're shortly going to be having conversations with leadership about rate structure, for the graduated income tax, to make sure we have a fair tax system. That's the very first thing we're going to go after over the next week or two, we'll be having those conversations."
Wilson: Lightfoot, Preckwinkle Asked For My Support"I'm going to encourage the people who are church-based to to look at the social economic issue. People got to eat. People going to die losing their homes. Let's look at those issues."
New Poll: In Mayor's Race, Daley Places SecondAccording to a mayoral poll prepared for one of the campaigns, Toni Preckwinkle leads at 16 per cent, with Daley at 14, and Gery Chico at 11.
Preckwinkle Proposes Minimum Wage Hike If She Becomes Mayor"If you look at what it costs to live in Chicago, $15.00 an hour brings a family of four just above the poverty level. So if we're going to have jobs that enable you to support your families, we've got to pay people a little better."
Activists Criticize Preckwinkle For Overstating Her Role In The Laquan McDonald Case"I'm saying she's trying to capitalize off this, man. I'm saying she's wrong. She's only doing this because she's in hot water with that (Ald. Ed) Burke situation. That's the only reason she's doing that."
Fact Checking Ads: Gery Chico's Success RecordCritics point out Chico's law firm during those years became the biggest lobbyist at City Hall growing from 18 clients to almost 200.
Fact Checking Ads: Susana Medoza And The Window Washers UnionSince the window washers incident, Mendoza hasn't received any mayoral donations from the SEIU. However, Mendoza has received big bucks from several other labor unions.
Chicago's Mayoral Candidates Use Different Methods To Build SupportWith ward organizations fading, the union's foot soldiers are equally valuable.