Leslie Hairston

Type: Person
Name: Leslie Hairston
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Aldermen want red light camera hearing at City Council

_ Nineteen Chicago aldermen supported a resolution today calling for a City Council hearing into the city’s troubled red-light camera program following a Chicago Tribune investigation that found thousands of drivers were ticketed for $100 fines they did ... [Published Chicago Tribune - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Aldermen Ask IG Ferguson to Open Probe Into Red Light Camera Tickets

A group of eight aldermen—all members of the Chicago City Council’s Progressive Reform Caucus—have sent a letter to Inspector General Joe Ferguson asking for an investigation into the city’s troubled red light camera program.The alderman want details ... [Published NBC Chicago - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

5th Ward residents are looking forward to reaping what they sow

A vacant lot on the corner of 71st St. and Crandon Ave. will be transformed into an urban organic garden as soon as the city of Chicago remediates the land to ensure it is safe for food. The garden received top priority from 5th Ward residents during ... [Published Chicago Crusader - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Why won't a grocer set up shop in South Shore?

_ I never thought I would have to fight for a grocery store in my ward. When I was first elected alderman of the 5th Ward in 1999, I naively thought retailers would flock to this South Side community after taking note of all of its selling points — the ... [Published Chicago Tribune - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

The politics behind Chicago’s garbage bins

The City Council took up an ordinance Wednesday that few aldermen know much about, except that it's likely to raise the cost of living in Chicago for apartment and condo dwellers. Those who know more aren't talking. The council passed it anyway.The measure ... [Published Chicago Reader - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 2 reports

Condos, businesses brace for 10 percent hike in dumpster fee

Chicago business and condo owners who dumped all over the city’s plan to license their garbage dumpsters are now facing a 10 percent increase in those fees.The stage was set Tuesday when the City Council’s Finance Committee approved an ordinance requiring  ... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Hairston Wants To Know Police Plan For Safe Summer

Chicago Ald. Leslie Hairston (5th) | Sun-Times filesAlderman Leslie Hairston (5th) is calling a community meeting in response to the shooting that killed one man and injured another near a senior building in Hyde Park last night.According to police, a ... [Published Atlanta Daily World - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District Celebrate Completion of Five Playgrounds as Part of Chicago Plays! Program

Mayor's Press Office    312.744.3334Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Chicago Park District General Superintendent Michael Kelly, Alderman Anthony Beale, Aldermen Will Burns, Alderman Leslie Hairston, Alderman Emma Mitts and community leaders celebrated the completion ... [Published City of Chicago - Jun 23 2014]

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Hairston says she's not done questioning the Emanuel administration about the impact of the ordinance. "you mean you've talked to some company about this and you don't even have any numbers? come on. just give me some information."

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Aldermen want red light camera hearing at City ... [Published Chicago Tribune - Jul 30 2014]
Aldermen Ask IG Ferguson to Open Probe Into Red... [Published NBC Chicago - Jul 25 2014]
Chicago aldermen ask City Hall watchdog to prob... [Published Chicago Tribune - Jul 25 2014]
5th Ward residents are looking forward to reapi... [Published Chicago Crusader - Jul 24 2014]
Why won't a grocer set up shop in South Shore? [Published Chicago Tribune - Jul 23 2014]
The politics behind Chicago’s garbage bins [Published Chicago Reader - Jun 27 2014]
Condos, businesses brace for 10 percent hike in... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Jun 24 2014]
Chicago looking at added Dumpster fee [Published Chicago Tribune - Jun 24 2014]
Hairston Wants To Know Police Plan For Safe Summer [Published Atlanta Daily World - Jun 24 2014]
Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District Celebrate ... [Published City of Chicago - Jun 23 2014]
Chicago E-Cigarette Ban Blocked by 'Surprise Op... [Published REASON Online - Dec 10 2013]
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