Ward Reports July 21, 2023

Comm. Anthony Quezada (D-8) tweeted "The Cook County Board of Commissioners officially passed our resolution in support of UPS @Teamsters workers today! We stand in solidarity with all Teamsters workers and members as they fight for dignity, respect and economic justice."

Ald. Gilbert Villegas (36) tweeted "Yesterday, my office introduced the Safe Drinking Water in Chicago Pilot Program that would begin to aggressively get the lead out. Chicago is home to 400,000 plus lead service lines and with billions in the federal infrastructure bill, time is of the essence."

Ald. Matt Martin (47) tweeted "We need Chicago to lead the way in tackling climate change. That’s why I introduced a resolution calling for a hearing on a new Federal program called ‘Direct Pay’ to unlock millions of $$ for Chicago to finance clean energy projects. 🧵"

Ald. Andre Vasquez (40) tweeted "Also yesterday, I introduced a resolution celebrating #50yearsofhiphop on August 11! Much love and respect to the OGs in NYC, Chicago, and around the world! Hip hop is a uniquely American art form created by Black & Brown people that has uplifted countless around the world!"

Ald. Debra Silverstein (50) tweeted "The Chicago #PlowTheSidewalks pilot program passed City Council yesterday. I am proud to have been a co-sponsor of this ordinance. Over the next few years, the city will begin clearing snow and ice from sidewalks in a to-be-determined pilot area."

President Toni Preckwinkle tweeted "Hitting it out of the park! Our Cook County Government softball team takes the gold as corporate Grant Park league champions once again! A big shoutout to our incredible players--we're proud of your hard work and determination! #CookCountySoftball #GoTeamGo"

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