After two extremely publicized gasoline giveaways, businessman Willie Wilson declared he’s getting into the 2023 race for mayor of Chicago – his third consecutive try at operating for mayor. Wilson is the second candidate to formally declare his candidacy following Ald. Raymond Lopez’s announcement he was operating for mayor final week.
Former Ald. Danny Solis pleaded not responsible to 1 felony bribery cost as courtroom paperwork revealed the deferred prosecution deal Solis made with federal prosecutors.
In Springfield, lawmakers rushed to move a flurry of payments earlier than the top of spring session and Gov. J.B. Pritzker searches for the successor to former Illinois Division of Public Well being Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike, who was named CEO and president of Sinai Chicago hospital community.
The impartial monitor overseeing the federal consent decree binding the Chicago Police Division to reform launched a brand new report indicating CPD is making progress however falling behind on growing a brand new foot pursuit coverage.
Heather Cherone, WTTW | @HeatherCherone
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