Ward Reports 04.19.21

Ald. Pat Dowell (3) shared photos of a vaccination event she hosted alongside U.S. Rep. Danny Davis (D-Ill.) at XS Tennis. 

Ald. Sophia King (4) wrote in a tweet thread that “a story can be all innuendo, not researched or verified and still be a story.” 

Ald. Raymond Lopez (15) tweeted out a resolution he filed earlier this year expressing “no-confidence” in Chicago Police Supt. David Brown. 

Ald. Matt O’Shea (19) tweeted that a post suggesting he had confirmed Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s resignation was “Not true. Lies often spread faster than facts on social media.” 

Ald. Silvana Tabares (23) wrote in her latest newsletter that she “teamed up with 8th Dist Cmdr. Melean, Lt. Poppish, Sgt. Malloy and Officer McGann to canvass small businesses in West Lawn to talk public safety updates & strategies.” 

Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez (25) tweeted at Lightfoot: “I called you re: concerning incidents of police misconduct Friday night. Still waiting for a call back. I love this city too and we need to make sure it works better for our vulnerable city residents most burdened by an unaccountable police department.” 

Ald. James Cappleman (46) shared Lightfoot’s statement denying rumors on Sunday morning, adding: “A person's cause gets lost when they find the need to lie and slander a person's character in the process.”  

Ald. Brendan Reilly (42) wrote in his latest newsletter that he has asked city police and business affairs officials to “conduct task force investigations” of the Eurostar Hotel “because of the deleterious impact the business has had on the River North community.” 

Ald. Matt Martin (47) wrote in his latest newsletter: “Immediately, we must create a civilian oversight board for our police department and ban dangerous foot pursuits—both of which are reforms that should have been implemented years ago.”

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