Tag Archives: Aldertrack

CN April 28 2016

  It looks like the Tribune Publishing company may be in play once again. Chairman Michael Ferro has said that Gannett is trying to “steal” the Tribune, But Aldertrack’s Mike Fourcher has a different take. “Now let’s keep in mind,” he … Continue reading

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CN Dec 10 2015

There’s a small cadre of reporters who regularly cover City Hall, and they deeply understand the goings-on at City Council, in the Mayor’s Office and the Departments. Mike Fourcher is one of them. As publisher of Aldertrack, a daily subscription … Continue reading

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CN Dec. 3, 2015

Glenn Reedus is a thoughtful, experienced guy. He’s written for The Chicago Defender, the Crusader, South Suburban News, and the Chicago Reporter. For a time, he was Executive Editor at the Defender. He’s currently an independent journalist, and he’s also … Continue reading

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CN Sept.17, 2015

Are you getting comfortable with the the notion that your taxes are about to go up as they never have in your lifetime? Well, that’s probably a good thing, because Aldertrack’s Mike Fourcher says it’s just the beginning. “Every analyst … Continue reading

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CN July 30, 2015

Is this the new reality? We just pass three and four-week state budgets, because we have to have something, but we can’t agree on anything. The City’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report is out, and it shows unfunded holes possibly topping … Continue reading

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CN March 26, 2015 Part 2

] With so much attention focused on the mayoral race, it can be easy to forget that there are eighteen smaller runoffs being held in Chicago Wards. Some of them seem to be foregone conclusions, but in nearly half of these … Continue reading

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CN March 12, 2015, Part 2

  On today’s Chicago Newsroom Part 2, the aldermanic runoffs, we take on Wards 2, 7, 45 an 46 with Aldertrack’s Mike Fourcher. Ward 2: Brian Hopkins and Alyx Pattison Fourcher describes Hopkins, former Chief of Staff to Cook County Commissioner … Continue reading

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CN Feb. 12, 2015

  It’s just possible that as of this date, Mayor Rahm Emanuel still hasn’t garnered enough support to avoid a runoff after the Feb. 24 election. The Reader’s Ben Joravsky is sticking with his prediction that the four other candidates will … Continue reading

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CN December 18, 2014

Is the Chicago municipal election really under way? Well, yes, but not in the most visible way.  At this point, it’s “mostly objections and positioning,” say Jimm Dispensa and Mike Fourcher of Aldertrack, our guests this week. Aldertrack is a … Continue reading

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