Posts Tagged “Mayor Rahm Emanuel”

Rahm Emanuel deserves support to fight violence

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Rahm Emanuel deserves support to fight violence

Rahm Emanuel deserves support to fight violence SW News Herald Sept. 29, 2016 By Ray Hanania Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel unveiled a three-part plan to confront Chicago’s rising murder rate. The crime wave in Chicago is so bad that people don’t feel safe walking downtown any more. This weekend, a 54 year old man was…

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Being Chicago Mayor is no easy job

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Being Chicago Mayor is no easy job

I covered Chicago City Hall and every Chicago Mayor from Richard J. Daley to Richard M. Daley and I know from interviewing the seven mayors during that period that being mayor is no easy job. But Daley’s successor Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office has repeatedly turned down interview requests from me and while I understand the…

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Chicago Mayor Emanuel hosts Ramadan Iftar

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Chicago Mayor Emanuel hosts Ramadan Iftar

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel continued his tradition of honoring area Muslims at an Iftar dinner on Tuesday June 28, 2016 at the Chicago Cultural Center. More than 275 Muslims attended the event which was significant because it also included members of Chicago’s American Arab community. Arab writers and community leaders were invited to attended by the…

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Coalition calls for oversight on lucrative school contracts

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Coalition calls for oversight on lucrative school contracts

Emanuel’s Chicago Schools Exposed for Wasteful Spending: Coalition Calls for State and City Council Oversight on Lucrative Contracts In a rare move, the leadership of Chicago Public Schools (CPS) Operating Engineers, Principals Association and Teachers Union joined forces on Wednesday June 8, 2016 to rail against Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his hand-picked Board of…

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Misleading breakfasts and Mayor Emanuel

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Misleading breakfasts and Mayor Emanuel

I stopped in for a breakfast the other day with my son to talk about his sterling performances at high school, only to realize how much lying he and I have to face as citizens in our society in here in America. Our businesses, our schools, some of our governments and Chicago desperately lie to…

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Rahm Emanuel is Chicago’s better choice

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Rahm Emanuel is Chicago’s better choice

Despite my personal issues with Mayor Rahm Emanuel, he is the better choice over Cook County Commissioner Jesus Chuy Garcia. Although I hope Mayor Emanuel will change his policies and open the doors of his administration to American Arabs, there are bigger issues involving the future of Chicago at stake that take higher precedence. By…

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Chicago announces restaurants at 2014 Taste of Chicago festival

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Chicago announces restaurants at 2014 Taste of Chicago festival

Chicago announces restaurants at 2014 Taste of Chicago festival Includes a diverse showcase of five-day restaurants, one- to two-day Pop-Ups and food trucks Mayor Rahm Emanuel is pleased to announce an assorted lineup of 66 restaurants that will participate throughout the highly anticipated, five-day food and entertainment festival Taste of Chicago, July 9-13 in Grant…

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