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Ricardo Munoz

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  • O'Hare concessions deal sails through City Council

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel won approval today of a 25-year deal that will replace a clout-heavy concession operator at O’Hare Airport’s international terminal with a company that’s pledged to invest $26.2 million to improve the quality of...
  • Latino aldermen want more Chicago City Council seats

    Latino aldermen want more Chicago City Council seats
    Leaders of the City Council’s Latino Caucus today said they expect more majority-Hispanic wards to emerge from the ward remap process that is just getting underway. The group put forth its argument as new census data showed large drops in the...
  • Candidate filing for 2012 primary begins

    Candidate filing for 2012 primary begins
    Hundreds of candidates for the state legislature, countywide offices and Chicago ward committeeman began filing today for the March 20 primary. In Springfield, the line stretched from the door of the State Board of Elections for more than a block, a...
  • Pucinski, Brown blame each other for Circuit Court clerk mess

    Pucinski, Brown blame each other for Circuit Court clerk mess
    It takes more time and money to go to court in Cook County because Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown keeps poor records, an appellate court judge who once held Brown’s post said Wednesday. Appellate Court Judge Aurelia Pucinski said “not a...
  • African-American aldermen propose new Chicago ward map

    African-American aldermen propose new Chicago ward map
    A unified group of African-American aldermen made their opening offer Monday in Chicago’s redistricting debate: one less majority black ward and two more majority Latino wards. The deal was politically easy for the City Council’s Black Caucus...
  • State's Attorney Alvarez endorsed despite African-American complaints

    State's Attorney Alvarez endorsed despite African-American complaints
    Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez won the expected endorsement of Democratic slatemakers Thursday despite complaints from some African-American ward leaders about what they said was her failure to reach out to the black community. The...
  • Emanuel willing to talk budget alternatives with aldermen

    Emanuel willing to talk budget alternatives with aldermen
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel said today he’s willing to discuss alternatives to his proposed budget after a majority of the Chicago City Council fired off a letter expressing concerns about social service and public safety cuts in his spending plan. The...
  • Chicago Latino aldermen want more City Council seats

    Chicago Latino aldermen want more City Council seats
    The leader of the Chicago City Council’s Latino Caucus said today that four more wards should have Latino supermajorities, an announcement that came as the council nears a deadline for redrawing the city’s wards. The city should have 14...
  • Mayor: 'This is avoidable because this is a strike of choice'

    Mayor: 'This is avoidable because this is a strike of choice'
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the teachers strike is "not necessary" because the two sides were close. "I believe this is avoidable because this is a strike of choice," Emanuel said at a hastily called news conference at the Harold Washington Library Sunday...
  • Alvarez coasting to second term as Cook County state's attorney

    Alvarez coasting to second term as Cook County state's attorney
    A trio of Democratic women was poised to capture the top Cook County posts on Tuesday's ballot, while a grandson of late Mayor Richard J. Daley was headed to victory in his first run for public office. State's Attorney Anita Alvarez, 52, a career...
  • Concealed carry foes want Illinois to maintain status quo

    Concealed carry foes want Illinois to maintain status quo
    Illinois is the only state that doesn't allow residents to carry concealed weapons — and a group of religious leaders, anti-gun activists and lawmakers hope to keep it that way. The newly formed "Stop Concealed Carry Coalition" announced today...