Tag: Weekly wrap-up

Weekly wrap-up

Small steps forward. A couple of efforts we reported on this week at The Chicago Reporter’s Muckraker’s blog seem to belong in this camp. The first was legislative: A bill sponsored by 3rd Ward Alderman Pat Dowell and based in part on a story put together by the Reporter’s Angela Caputo sailed through the Chicago... Read more »

The weekly wrap-up

Jobs, jobs, jobs–where are they? That’s supposed to be at the top of every politico’s agenda these days. But less often discussed is the quality of jobs. The Chicago Reporter’s Megan Cottrell flagged a new report from the Center for Housing Policy that focused on five in-demand types of jobs: accountants, groundskeepers, janitors, office clerks... Read more »

The weekly wrap-up and other news

Minority contracts, the Peoples’ City Council Meeting, a bleak jobs report and racial stereotypes–it was a busy week on The Chicago Reporter’s Muckrakers blog. Here’s a round-up of the stories that we published over the past few days and a batch of links to pieces that caught our eye. We started the week with a... Read more »