By CTU Communications | February 5, 2020 | News, Press Release
File under: Lincoln Yards, Lori Lightfoot, The '78', TIF, TIFs
If Lightfoot is serious about TIF reform, she should sunset downtown TIF districts early, which would return $400 million annually for schools, parks, libraries, the city budget and other projects.
By CTU Communications | November 27, 2019 | News, News Advisory Wednesday, Nov. 27, 1 p.m.: Preliminary hearing for nine CTU members Cook County Criminal Court, 3150 W. Flournoy St., Chicago Members will hold a press availability immediately after court. CHICAGO, Nov. 27, 2019—Nine Chicago Teachers Union members are due in Cook...
File under: Arrest, CTU 9, CTU Nine, Lincoln Yards, Sterling Bay
By CTU Communications | April 10, 2019 | News, Press Release Aldermen-elect join protesters from across city in the streets to oppose lame duck City Council’s handouts to wealthy developers, setting the stage for end to business as usual for clouted insiders. CHICAGO, April 10, 2019—CTU President Jesse Sharkey issued the...
File under: 78, Aldermen, Chicago, City Hall, Jesse Sharkey, Lightfoot, Lincoln Yards, Lori Lightfoot, The '78', TIF
By CTU Communications | April 8, 2019 | News, Press Release Press conference/protest: 4:30PM, Tuesday, April 9 2nd floor, City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St., Chicago. Protest to follow press conference. Opponents are demanding that public subsidies for both Lincoln Yards and ’78’ projects be scrapped and TIF funds...
File under: Lincoln Yards, The '78', TIF, TIFs
By CTU Communications | April 7, 2019 | News, Press Release Press conference/rally: 4:30PM, Tuesday, April 9 2nd floor, City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St., Chicago Rally to follow press conference. Mayor-elect Lightfoot must step up opposition to Emanuel’s scheme to jam through TIF handouts, as predatory lender Lone Star is...
File under: John Grayken, Lincoln Yards, Lone Star, Rahm Emanuel, Sterling Bay, TIF, TIFs
By Jesse Sharkey | March 14, 2019 | News
File under: Acero, Bargaining, CICS: Chicago International Charter Schools, Contract Action Team, Janice Jackson, Lincoln Yards, PPC, PPLC, Rahm Emanuel, Special Education, Toni Preckwinkle
CTU President Jesse Sharkey with a bargaining update for our rank-and-file members, and an overview of Union goals, campaigns and priorities as we move toward spring.
By CTU Communications | March 5, 2019 | News, News Advisory
File under: 46th Ward, Grassroots Collaborative, James Cappleman, Lincoln Yards, Logan Square Neighborhood Association, Rahm Emanuel, tax increment financing, TIF
CPS parents, students and teachers call on 46th Ward Ald. James Cappleman to cancel vote on Lincoln Yards project by rubber stamp City Council and let Chicagoans weigh in on the $1.3 billion decision when they vote in April 2 run-off election.
By CTU Communications | December 12, 2018 | News, Press Release
File under: CTPF: Chicago Teachers' Pension Fund, Foxconn, Lincoln Yards, Pensions, Rahm Emanuel, Teachers Retirement System
Chicago Teachers Union President Jesse Sharkey issued the following statement today regarding Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan for pension “reform.”