Roberto Maldonado Intimidates Businesses in the 26th Ward. FACT:
While begging struggling businesses for campaign contributions,
he was also begging those same businesses for jobs for family members.
When one business responded, he called them back to say the job
they had given his family member was too much work for her to do
and asked if they didn't have something easier for her to do.
Roberto Maldonado claims to have brought the pending expansion to
the Humboldt Park Library.
FACT: The Humboldt Park Library
Expansion was planned more than SEVEN YEARS AGO. It is still
pending because there is no money available to pay for the expansion.
Roberto Maldonado claims to have brought new dugouts to Humboldt
Park baseball diamonds.
FACT: The new CUBS LITTLE
LEAGUE PARK was an effort of the Chicago Cubs, Commonwealth Edison,
and the Friends of the Parks. Maldonado had nothing to do
with any improvements in Humboldt Park. They were planned
long before he became alderman.
you really want an Alderman who lies to his constituents, intimidates
businesses and has unlimited zoning power over his multiple land
holdings to remain in office where he can continue to abuse his
Municipal General Election
Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011!
Punch #52 to Elect Devon Reid
Should You Vote for Devon Reid?
Chicago Needs Transparency!
needs a budget that is both accessible and understandable, and
the Aldermanic budgets should be held to the same standards.
Because Chicago Needs
a New Approach to the Approval of Contracts!
the current floor on contracts whereby contracts under five hundred
thousand dollars do not require City Council approval by requiring
all contacts to be approved by the full body of the Council.
all no-bid contracts and require a mandatory 30-day review period
after the approval of any contract approved by City Council during
which any Alderman or citizen can reasonably dispute the contract
and, within reason, ask for a review of the vote.
is calling for regular audits that take a look at every dime of
spent taxpayer money, not only to affirm that it's being spent in
the right places but, to make sure that you and the city paid a
fair price for what was done. A detailed budget, open to the public,
is one of the best possible tools to combat waste and corruption.
To continue reading about Devon's platform, please see the Issues
page of this website . . .
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