City Council

In a discussion by journalists Dave Glowacz and Ben Joravsky, Dave and Ben examined three pre-Independence Day meetings of the full Chicago City Council.

Audio from dueling press conferences by the Chicago City Council Latino Caucus and Mayor Lori Lightfoot, who differed over a proposed independent commission for redrawing ward boundaries.

In an interview by Ben Joravsky with Dave Glowacz on the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky Show, Dave and Ben analyzed audio from a December, 2020 City Council hearing about the botched police raid on the home of Anjanette Young, and from the council's full meeting.

In an interview by Ben Joravsky with Dave Glowacz on the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky Show, Dave and Ben analyzed the Chicago City Council's vote on Mayor Lori Lightfoot's 2021 budget ordinances.

In an interview by Ben Joravsky with Dave Glowacz on the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky Show, Ben and Dave react to audio from 2020's August and September meetings of the full Chicago City Council.

In an interview by Ben Joravsky with Dave Glowacz on the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky Show, Ben and Dave listened to audio from the June 2020 meeting of the full Chicago City Council—and part of a "confidential" conference between the mayor and alderman.

In an interview by Ben Joravsky with Dave Glowacz on the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky Show, Ben and Dave comment on aldermanic and mayoral ripostes at the May 2020 meeting of the full Chicago City Council.

In an interview by Ben Joravsky with Dave Glowacz on the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky Show, Dave and Ben listen to the first-ever videoconference meeting of the full Chicago City Council—and a half-dozen aldermen who resisted an emergency powers ordinance proposed by Mayor Lori Lightfoot.

In an interview by Ben Joravsky with Dave Glowacz on the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky Show, Dave and Ben listen to aldermanic harangues at the Chicago City Council's last public hearing before the city's "shelter in place" edict.

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