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Chicago Tribune
Lucas museum in Chicago: A sale Rahm Emanuel couldn't closegave a walk-and-chew-gum defense, saying he was capable of handling many big is
Lucas museum in Chicago: A sale Rahm Emanuel couldn't close
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 hours ago
gave a walk-and-chew-gum defense, saying he was capable of handling many big issues at the same time. That didn't stop the Chicago Teachers Union from slamming Emanuel's $1 billion McCormick Place plan, saying that money should be set aside for the... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Rauner vows no more money for CPS in stop-gap budget dealto back legislation to push the district into bankruptcy, raise city property t
Rauner vows no more money for CPS in stop-gap budget deal
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted yesterday
to back legislation to push the district into bankruptcy, raise city property taxes or wrest financial concessions from the Chicago Teachers Union, he said. "Taxpayers didn't create this problem." Rauner's comments came in a meeting Thursday... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Quinn Urges Emanuel to Sign Term-Limit Petitiona petition that pushes for a two-term limit for Chicago mayors. The former gove
Quinn Urges Emanuel to Sign Term-Limit Petition
NBC Chicago / Posted yesterday
a petition that pushes for a two-term limit for Chicago mayors. The former governor spoke at City Hall Wednesday during a Chicago Teachers Union rally for long-term funding solutions for public education. After being asked what he thought Emanuel... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Kirk goes up with Trump TV ad, rips Duckworth for lawsuit settlement talksto Emanuel: “Sign my term-limits petition”: Former Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn tu
Kirk goes up with Trump TV ad, rips Duckworth for lawsuit settlement talks
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
to Emanuel: “Sign my term-limits petition”: Former Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn turned up at City Hall during Wednesday’s Chicago Teachers Union-led protests. The longtime grass-roots political organizer encouraged protesters to sign his petition... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
CPS water fountain tests at Uptown school show more leadcome from, however. The district faces huge, chronic budget deficits and still
CPS water fountain tests at Uptown school show more lead
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
come from, however. The district faces huge, chronic budget deficits and still has not worked out a new labor deal with the Chicago Teachers Union. CPS is awaiting test results from dozens of buildings and will conclude a series of public meetings... Read more
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NBC Chicago
CTU Rallies for Long-Term Funding SolutionThe Chicago Teachers Union demonstrated downtown Wednesday demanding a long-ter
CTU Rallies for Long-Term Funding Solution
NBC Chicago / Posted 2 days ago
The Chicago Teachers Union demonstrated downtown Wednesday demanding a long-term funding solution for public education. Union members said more funding cuts were not acceptable and blamed politicians from City Hall to Springfield. “It’s been a... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago Teachers Union rallies downtown for tax hikeand schools. "We will unite, that's right, we stand and fight, that's right,"
Chicago Teachers Union rallies downtown for tax hike
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
and schools. "We will unite, that's right, we stand and fight, that's right," chanted Curtis Bynum, an organizer with the Chicago Teachers Union as the group walked in circles at 42 W. Madison St. In the absence of action from Springfield, the... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
CPS teachers to march again in push for school fundingpressure on lawmakers to act on school funding. They plan to march downtown la
CPS teachers to march again in push for school funding
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 2 days ago
pressure on lawmakers to act on school funding. They plan to march downtown later today for better education funding. The Chicago Teachers Union plans a series of protests at the offices of the mayor, the governor and school headquarters. Today... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Claypool pledges to spend 'whatever it takes' to fix CPS lead in water problemscome from, however. The district faces huge, chronic budget deficits and still
Claypool pledges to spend 'whatever it takes' to fix CPS lead in water problems
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
come from, however. The district faces huge, chronic budget deficits and still has not worked out a new labor deal with the Chicago Teachers Union. CPS is awaiting test results from dozens of buildings, but has disclosed that 27 schools had at... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Schools out, protests in: Teachers promise Loop marchesThe Chicago Teachers Union is promising to make some productive use of one of t
Schools out, protests in: Teachers promise Loop marches
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 4 days ago
The Chicago Teachers Union is promising to make some productive use of one of two unpaid furlough days its members are required to take June 22, and anyone traveling downtown that day might want to take note. The union says it's called on its 27,000... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Teachers union plans next moves as CPS woes continueCHICAGO -- Chicago Teachers Union members met today to discuss some of their ne
Teachers union plans next moves as CPS woes continue
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 13 days ago
CHICAGO -- Chicago Teachers Union members met today to discuss some of their next moves to help move more money into Chicago Public Schools. They say more cuts are unacceptable. At the National Teachers Academy at 55th and Cermak, union members... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Chicago Public Schools May Not Have Summer Schoollist any dates or details. CPS is facing a budget crisis with no answer yet fr
Chicago Public Schools May Not Have Summer School
NBC Chicago / Posted 16 days ago
list any dates or details. CPS is facing a budget crisis with no answer yet from Springfield on funding Chicago schools. Chicago Teachers Union Vice President Jesse Sharkey notes that there may not be enough money after CPS makes its pension... Read more
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NBC Chicago
CTU, Principals Slam Privatized Cleaning ContractsLeaders from the Chicago Teachers Union and the Chicago Principals and Administ
CTU, Principals Slam Privatized Cleaning Contracts
NBC Chicago / Posted 16 days ago
Leaders from the Chicago Teachers Union and the Chicago Principals and Administrators Association blasted Chicago Public Schools’ plan to expand the privatization of building engineer work during a news conference in front of CPS Headquarters on... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago aldermen block vote on control of airportson whether Chicago Public Schools should have an elected school board instead o
Chicago aldermen block vote on control of airports
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
on whether Chicago Public Schools should have an elected school board instead of one appointed by the mayor. In 2015, the Chicago Teachers Union and its backers collected signatures to put the issue on the ballot in 37 of the city's 50 wards, and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rauner says Emanuel failure to stand up to Madigan 'major disappointment' of tenureof people for his political advantage." Hours later, Rauner responded in kind,
Rauner says Emanuel failure to stand up to Madigan 'major disappointment' of tenure
Chicago Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
of people for his political advantage." Hours later, Rauner responded in kind, comparing Emanuel to one of his top political foils, Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis, who is known for her cutting political nicknames. Twitter @kim... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Illinois Democrats, quit getting playedthat same theme, the House this spring passed legislation to switch to an elect
Illinois Democrats, quit getting played
Chicago Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
that same theme, the House this spring passed legislation to switch to an elected school board in Chicago, a change that Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis and progressive voters in Chicago have been calling for. It gets a fantastic... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Plan to move some City Colleges courses to North Side prompts outcrythe South and West sides of the city. The group, including representatives fro
Plan to move some City Colleges courses to North Side prompts outcry
Chicago Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
the South and West sides of the city. The group, including representatives from the Cook County College Teachers Union and Chicago Teachers Union, briefly demonstrated Thursday morning in front of the City Colleges offices in the Loop in advance of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago Teachers Union blames state school spending impasse on lack of leadershipThe Chicago Teachers Union on Thursday blamed the mayor, governor and school di
Chicago Teachers Union blames state school spending impasse on lack of leadership
Chicago Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
The Chicago Teachers Union on Thursday blamed the mayor, governor and school district for an impasse over state education funding, while also suggesting that teachers would do their part by accepting a contract without annual pay hikes. The CTU... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
CTU floats new contract offer but seems to side with Rauner in budget fightLeaders of the Chicago Teachers Union today dangled a possible deal on a new co
CTU floats new contract offer but seems to side with Rauner in budget fight
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 22 days ago
Leaders of the Chicago Teachers Union today dangled a possible deal on a new contract that might help avoid a strike that would keep schools from opening. But at a truly bizarre press conference filled with mixed messages, they also handed some... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Claypool: Chicago Public Schools won't open without state fundingsaid Wednesday. But to meet its massive pension obligations, Claypool said CPS
Claypool: Chicago Public Schools won't open without state funding
Chicago Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
said Wednesday. But to meet its massive pension obligations, Claypool said CPS still would need concessions from the Chicago Teachers Union — which has threatened to strike over Claypool's call to phase out the city pickup of teacher pension... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Treasurer Summers at odds with Emanuel over suing banksthe pension funds can take to secure the retirement benefits of city employees.
Treasurer Summers at odds with Emanuel over suing banks
Chicago Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
the pension funds can take to secure the retirement benefits of city employees." Summers’ letter caught the eye of the Chicago Teachers Union, which along with the City Council Progressive Reform Caucus have long pushed for the city and CPS to... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Stand firm, Gov. Raunerabout the gouging of the taxpayer by big unions and the Democrat-controlled gov
Stand firm, Gov. Rauner
Northwest Herald / Posted 30 days ago
about the gouging of the taxpayer by big unions and the Democrat-controlled government of this state. AFSCME, SEI and the Chicago teachers union, with the cooperation of the Democrats in Springfield, have been raiding the taxpayers of Illinois for... Read more

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