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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

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  • Braun won't release tax returns 'because I don't want to'

     
    Posted by Jeff Coen at 12:17 p.m.; updated at 2:52 p.m. Mayoral candidate Carol Moseley Braun today said she won't make her tax returns public before next month's election. "Because I don't want to," Braun said when asked why she......
  • 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)...
  • Moseley Braun release tax returns for 2008, 2009

     
    Posted by Jeff Coen at 5:44 p.m. Mayoral candidate Carol Moseley Braun has released portions of her 2008 and 2009 tax returns that reflect her recent financial struggles running a small organic food business. Braun did not release schedules or......
  • Chico rolls out jobs plan

     
    Chicago mayoral candidate Gery Chico talks about his jobs plan at the Chicago International Produce Market during a press conference in Chicago on Tuesday. (Heather Charles/Chicago Tribune) Posted by John Byrne at 4:30 p.m. Mayoral candidate Gery Chico...
  • Time to go on the record! Fill out the Change of Subject prediction survey for 2011

     
    What will happen in the Chicago mayor's race? What's the outlook in court for Rod Blagojevich and Drew Peterson? Will we get a state income tax hike and casinos in Chicago? What will 2011 hold for health-insurance reform, gay marriage......
  • Danny Davis drops out, endorses Carol Moseley Braun in mayor's race

     
    Posted by John Chase at 6:36 p.m.; last updated at 7:38 p.m. U.S. Rep. Danny Davis ended his bid for Chicago mayor tonight, endorsing former U.S. Sen. Carol Moseley Braun. Davis said he is endorsing Braun in the name of......
  • Moseley Braun tours Meeks' church in show of African-American unity in Chicago mayoral contest

     
    Posted by Cynthia Dizikes at 12:52 p.m. Former U.S. Sen. Carol Moseley Braun toured South Side churches today as she seeks to consolidate support after emerging this weekend as the consensus African-American candidate for Chicago mayor. Speaking to a...
  • Moseley Braun says she's most qualified for mayor's job

     
    Posted by Kristen Schorsch and John Chase at 1:53 p.m. African-American political leaders today lauded Carol Moseley Braun as a unity candidate who is the best choice to replace retiring Mayor Richard Daley during a rally just hours after she......
  • Gery Chico says he's raised $2.5 million for Chicago mayor's race

     
    Posted by John Chase at 9:36 a.m. Chicago mayoral candidate Gery Chico announced today that he's raised more than $2.5 million for his campaign. Chico's campaign released his fundraising total weeks before he's required to do so in a move......
  • Mayoral candidates split on elected Chicago school board idea

     
    Posted by John Chase and Jeff Coen at 4:20 p.m. The major candidates in the Chicago mayor's race are split on today's proposal that the city’s school board be elected instead of appointed by the mayor, though none of them......
  • New police chief: Strong administrator, thick skin

    New police chief: Strong administrator, thick skin
    NEWARK, N.J.—If Garry McCarthy had a honeymoon as Newark's top cop it ended violently on a single day in July 2009. On July 20 of that year, eight people were shot in two separate incidents, including a drive-by shooting that indiscriminately...