Archive | April, 2015

Rahm’s appointed school board gave BBB a new contract just before the feds raided her home.

Originally posted on Fred Klonsky:
Interim¬†CPS CEO Jesse Ruiz. – By John Kugler from SubstanceNews. Did the Chicago Board of Education award Barbara Byrd Bennett an additional year in office (at a quarter million dollars annual salary, plus “performance” bonuses and other perks) just before the recent revelation that federal agents had raided her homes…

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The guy who counts votes Tuesday gets lobbying deals from Rahm.

Originally posted on Fred Klonsky:
Chairman of the Chicago Board of Elections, Langdon Neal. Look. Nobody believes the Chicago Tribune polls. The last one showed Rahm with a 28 point lead. That is laughable. I ran into my friend Don the other day who predicts Chuy will win by six to seven points. That may…

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They’re called trackers

Originally posted on Fred Klonsky:
When your billionaire Wall Street buddies have given you $30 million to spend on your campaign for mayor of Chicago, you can afford the extras. Like trackers. You can find them at every event where?Jesus Chuy Garcia is speaking. Like this morning at Darwin Elementary School in my neighborhood. Chuy…

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Breaking. Chicago officials are heading for Rahm’s office demanding release of donor emails.

Originally posted on Fred Klonsky:
From David Sirota: Chicago elected officials have just announced they are heading to Rahm Emanuel’s office today at 3pm to demand the release of more than 1,500 emails between Emanuel, his top aide and his top donor. International Business Times broke the original story earlier this week that Emanuel¬†denied IBTimes’…

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