Latest ‘Newsletters’

Weekly Update from Your Alderman – March 16, 2018

 March 16, 2018 Dear Neighbor, On Tuesday, 6th Ward Alderman Roderick Sawyer and I held a press conference with the Grassroots Alliance for Police Accountability and other community organizations from around the city announcing the upcoming introduction of an ordinance creating civilian oversight of the Chicago Police Department with the establishment of the Community Commission for […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – March 9, 2018

View this email in your browser  March 9, 2018 Dear Neighbor, Last weekend the Loyola University Ramblers Men’s Basketball team secured a place in the NCAA tournament. Please join me in congratulating our home team on this phenomenal achievement, marking the first time in more than 30 years that Loyola has made it to the tournament. Please […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – March 2, 2018

View this email in your browser  March 2, 2018 Dear Neighbor, In the wake of the horrific shooting in Parkland, FL, that claimed 17 young lives, and the shooting death of Commander Paul Bauer, the Illinois General Assembly passed the first meaningful gun safety legislation in years with the Gun Dealers Licensing Act. This legislation requires gun […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – February 23, 2018

View this email in your browser  February 23, 2018 Dear Neighbor, I hope to see you all out tomorrow at the Argyle Lunar New Year Parade! It’s going to be an exciting day, see more details below. Thank you to everyone who joined Goudy Principal Pamela Brandt and I at McDonald’s last Friday to support the […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – February 16, 2018

View this email in your browser  February 16, 2018 Dear Neighbor, This evening I will join Goudy School (5120 N. Winthrop) Principal Pamela Brandt as a guest worker at the McDonald’s at 5130 N. Sheridan. Please stop by between 4 and 6pm for a burger or a Shamrock Shake, as McDonald’s will donate 20% of all in-store sales to Goudy to […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – February 9, 2018

View this email in your browser  February 9, 2018 Dear Neighbor, I hope everyone is enjoying a snow day today. City snowplow crews are busy clearing main streets in our community and will later begin work on side streets. Please make sure the sidewalks in front of your home and business are clean, and lend a […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – February 2, 2018

View this email in your browser  February 2, 2018 Dear Neighbor, This weekend the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce is hosting their first ever Winter Sidewalk Sale, running today through Sunday, Feb. 4.The sale will take place indoors at participating businesses, featuring discounts on winter merchandise, special sales, and unique finds throughout the district. Bundle up and […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – January 26, 2018

View this email in your browser  January 26, 2018 Dear Neighbor, Next week is February and we know that winter will finally kick in. Until then, the forecast for the weekend is sunny and warm! Please enjoy the nice weather in our community: stroll along the Andersonville business corridor, ride your bike down the Glenwood Greenway, explore […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – January 19, 2018

View this email in your browser  January 19, 2018 Dear Neighbor, Earlier this week, the City Council voted to grant a $5.5 million TIF subsidy to Presence Health for the development of a downtown headquarters and four health clinics on the south side of the city. I voted against this measure, both in Finance Committee […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – January 12, 2018

View this email in your browser  January 12, 2018 Dear Neighbor, “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that.” — Martin Luther King, Jr. These powerful words spoken by Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1957 are as relevant today as they were when […]

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