| June 13, 2016
Ald. Chris Taliaferro says $700,000 in funding will pay for six projects – ranging from community gardens and murals to pedestrian islands and park equipment. Six months of community meetings and two weeks of voting determined how the menu money will be spent.
| April 4, 2016
Teachers and students from Austin High School took to the streets April 1 as part of the citywide Chicago Teachers Union’s day of protest.
| October 29, 2015
Jason Ervin and Chris Taliaferro rejected the spending plan, while Emma Mitts and Michael Scott supported it.
| October 25, 2015
The longtime alderman discussed several issues at her annual state of the ward address last week.
| October 22, 2015
Dozens of 29th Ward residents attended a town hall earlier this week to voice their concern about Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s spending plan for 2016.
| October 15, 2015
29th Ward residents are invited to the Oct. 20 event, which will be held at the Columbus Park Refectory.
| September 29, 2015
Because fewer students showed up on enrollment day, there will be more funding cuts on the West Side.
| September 25, 2015
The Chicago City Council will hold hearings next month before voting on the spending plan.
| September 13, 2015
State lawmakers Camille Lilly and Don Harmon will lead the discussion 5:30 p.m. Sept. 17 at Austin Town Hall.