RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Gery Chico

Gery Chico
Attorney Gery Chico was a candidate for mayor of Chicago in 2011, finishing second in the election. Past positions include Chairman of Chicago City Colleges (2010); President of Chicago Park District (2007-2010); Commissioner, Public Building Commission as park district president; President of Chicago Public Schools (1995-2001); Chief of staff to Mayor Richard Daley (1992-1995); founding partner at Chico & Nunes law firm (2004 – present); attorney at Arnstein & Lehr (2003-2004); senior partner Altheimer & Gray law firm (1996-2003). He earned his bachelor's degree in political science from University of Illinois-Chicago (1979), and his law degree from Loyola University School of Law (1985. )C... Show more »
Attorney Gery Chico was a candidate for mayor of Chicago in 2011, finishing second in the election. Past positions include Chairman of Chicago City Colleges (2010); President of Chicago Park District (2007-2010); Commissioner, Public Building Commission as park district president; President of Chicago Public Schools (1995-2001); Chief of staff to Mayor Richard Daley (1992-1995); founding partner at Chico & Nunes law firm (2004 – present); attorney at Arnstein & Lehr (2003-2004); senior partner Altheimer & Gray law firm (1996-2003). He earned his bachelor's degree in political science from University of Illinois-Chicago (1979), and his law degree from Loyola University School of Law (1985. )Chico is married (one divorce) with five children. « Show less

Top Gery Chico Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • Songs of Good Cheer and the Rahm Emanuel blues

     
    Under old business today, a final report on the “O Come, O Come Emmanuel” song parody contest held this year in conjunction with last months boffo, sold-out “Songs of Good Cheer” concerts at the Old Town School of Folk Music.......
  • FYI: The campaign websites for Chicago's remaining mayoral candidates

     
    UPDATED In ballot order: Rahm Emanuel Miguel Del Valle Carol Moseley Braun Gery Chico Patricia Van Pelt Watkins Fredrick K. White William Walls (Howard Ray and Tyrone Carter n/a)...
  • No accounting for Braun's bungling on the issue of her tax returns

     
    Did you see the recent headline, "Emanuel releases federal returns"? I didn't, and I'm guessing you didn't either. According to the Tribune's online archives, it appeared on Page 9 of the newspaper on Friday, Dec. 24, Christmas Eve. But, like......
  • Braun continues to unite voters

     
    On Clout Street, Dave Heinzmann reports: [At a news conference this morning, mayoral candidate Carol Moseley] Braun said she has been transparent about her finances. When reporter questions persisted, a campaign aide put his hand over the reporter's voice...
  • From the archives: Chico walks the ethics line

     
    More background from the Tribune archives on the mayor's race (see Rahm Emanuel, Freddie Mac and the big bucks years from earlier this week) School reformer walks ethics line; Chico balances roles of lobbyist, education leader. March 12, 2000 By......
  • Weeks in review

     
    Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review with Joel Weisman (WTTW): Host Joel Weisman with Mike Mulligan (WSCR-AM 670 The Score and Chicago Sun-Times), Charles Thomas (ABC-7 News), David Greising (Chicago News Cooperative), Abdon Pallasch (Chicago Sun-Times)....
  • How Gery Chico avoided being bullied, the full story

     
    As noted here, the subject of bullying came up during yesterday's mayoral candidate forum and Gery Chico was the only one of the four leading contenders who indicated he hadn't been victimized by bullies as a child. Here's his full......
  • Debate prep: Caffeine

     
    Put an extra scoop into the coffee maker if you're planning to watch the mayoral candidate's form on WTTW-Ch. 11 this evening from 7-8 p.m. I just returned from the taping, and the four leading contenders -- Rahm Emanuel, Gery......
  • 2011 prediction-survey roundup: I've already blown one!

     
    In announcing my forecasts in our recently 2011 prediction survey, I said the Bears would not even win one game in the NFL playoffs. I'm glad to have been wrong about that, and hope now that the 42 percent plurality......
  • The mixed blessing of a political endorsement

     
    Mayoral candidate Gery Chico yesterday afternoon received the endorsement of the Fraternal Order of Police Chicago Lodge 7 (story). And though it's not at all clear that Chico won the majority of votes from the rank-and-file, it appears certain that......
  • Emanuel has 50 times more money to spend than Braun

     
    ...in part because he has raised 25 times more money than she has (story): Rahm Emanuel Total Receipts $11,788,360.56 Subtotal $11,788,360.56 Total Expenditures $3,450,488.09 Funds available at the close of the reporting period $8,337,872.47 Gery Chico...