Media Coverage

Leslie Hairston in the News

Emanuel’s changed plan for tax rebate money avoids further resistance

Rahm’s plan for unused $16 million tax rebate money hits wall of opposition

Emanuel yanks trees to salvage property tax rebate plan

Mayor Rahm and Alderman Lopez cut a deal on the property tax rebate

Open Letter to Obama Presidential Center from 5th Ward Alderman Leslie Hairston

Alderman calls for more transparency on Obama library planning

Brown: Popular music store owner seeks to keep Midway lease

South Shore Cultural Center Won’t Be Part Of New Golf Course

Chicago Park District Meets With 5th Ward Residents To Discuss Golf Complex

DOJ Releases Report Revealing Misconduct And Excessive Force In CPD

Tiger Woods To Be Lead Designer For Chicago Golf Project: Report

It’s About Bloody Time: Illinois Becomes 3rd State To Flush Tampon Tax

Chicago Aldermen Call Out Aviation Commissioner On Minority Jobs And Contracts

Black Caucus Blocks $3 Billion O’Hare Deal

Black, Hispanic Aldermen Block $3.5B O’Hare Bond Issue Video

Black, Hispanic Aldermen Block $3.5B O’Hare Bond Issue

City Council Rubber Stamps Rahm’s New Police Oversight Agency

Chicago City Council Votes To Accept Reworked Police Oversight Body

Aldermen Approve Plan For New Police Oversight Agency

New Agency To Investigate Police Misconduct OK’d By Aldermen

Chicago City Council Approves Oversight Agency To Police The Police

City Council Poised To Vote On 2 Legs Of Police Accountability 

Chicago Council Approves Emanuel’s Plan For Police Probes

City Council Gives Green Light To COPA

Hairston Still Civic-Minded After Attack

Alderman React To City Budget Proposal, CTU Deal 

Ald. Hairston (5th) Demands The Public Hear Other Police Reform Ordinances

City Council Votes To Raise Water Tax

Emanuel Still Short On Food Desert Goals, Even As Englewood Whole Foods Opens

UChicago Medicine Breaks Ground On South Side’s New Emergency Department With Adult Trauma Care

UChicago Medicine Breaks Ground On Emergency Department With Trauma Care

University Of Chicago Breaks Ground On New Trauma Care Unit