Aldermen Take Action to Stop City’s Appeal of Judge’s Order in Open Meetings Act Lawsuit

Originally posted February 8, 2017 Recently we learned that a proposed Order forcing the City of Chicago’s Law Department to cease its appeal of a judge’s decision in our Open Continue Reading →

Activists Move for Court to Quash TIF Subsidy for Luxury Housing!

First posted January 18, 2017 Lawyers for activists who last year filed an Open Meetings Act lawsuit against the Chicago City Council, yesterday moved for the court to quash a City Council Continue Reading →

Homelessness advocates march in Uptown, shelter saved

Originally posted January 3, 2017 Excerpt from a Windy City Times article by Matt Simonette and Tracy Baim “This savvy pressure group was composed of ordinary people doing extraordinary things,” Continue Reading →

LGBT Activists Score Important Win vs. Chicago City Council

Originally posted December 22, 2016 A Cook County Judge ruled late Tuesday that the Chicago City Council violated Illinois’s Open Meetings Act (OMA) by refusing to allow members of the public to Continue Reading →

Monday Hearing May Force City Council to Stop Violating Open Meetings Act

Originally posted October 21, 2016 Judge to hear arguments on motion for injunction to force City’s immediate compliance, could make decision at end of hearing   CHICAGO – A Cook Continue Reading →