Ameya Pawar

City Council Meeting

A series of ordinances were introduced in Thursday’s City Council meeting, including the following: –Mayor Emanuel introduced eight ordinances supporting economic development and affordable housing for seniors and low-income renters. According to the Mayor, “Our goal is to foster the development of neighborhoods where commercial and affordable housing, jobs and open spaces contribute to continued […]

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Ameya Pawar: Alderman of the People

So far, Ameya Pawar appears to be bucking the political system in the way he appoints staff, deals with ward construction projects and runs his ward office. Some say the freshman alderman is the new face of changing politics in Chicago. He was the dark horse candidate in the 47th ward’s last election, and now […]

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Meet 4 Winners in Chicago’s Aldermanic Races

Will Burns 4th Ward Map Age: 37 Political Affiliation: Democrat Votes: 65% Education: BA, Law, Letters, and Society The College of the University of Chicago 1995, MA, Social Sciences The University of Chicago 1998 Personal: Married; 1 child Previous Political Experience: State Rep. 2009 to Present Deputy Chief of Staff, Senate President Emil Jones, Jr. […]

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