Former Ald. Joe Moore, who now works as a lobbyist, speaks with Mayor Lori Lightfoot on the floor of the City Council chambers on June 22, 2022. (WTTW News)

A vote on a measure that would strip members of the Chicago City Council of their authority to ban commercial property owners from hiring a firms to patrol their parking lots and swiftly immobilize cars that are parked there illegally was delayed. A familiar lobbyist and campaign cash factor into the debate. 

Ald. Ariel Reboyras (30th Ward) appears on “Chicago Tonight” on Monday, May 11, 2020. (WTTW News)

Ald. Ariel Reboyras (30th Ward) announced he will not run for re-election to represent Belmont Cragin in 2023, joining an unprecedented exodus from the Chicago City Council. Reboyras, 69, said in a statement it had been “an unbelievable honor” to represent parts of the city’s Northwest Side for 20 years.

30th Ward Ald. Ariel Reboyras appears on “Chicago Tonight” on Monday, May 11, 2020. (WTTW News)

The Belmont Cragin neighborhood has become a COVID-19 epicenter, reporting 1,993 cases in its major zip code Monday. We speak with Chicago Alds. Ariel Reboyras (30th Ward) and Felix Cardona, Jr. (31st Ward).

Aldermanic candidates for the 30th Ward: Incumbent Ald. Ariel Reboyras and Jessica Gutierrez.

Ald. Ariel Reboyras has represented the 30th Ward since 2003 and is now facing Jessica Gutierrez, the daughter of former U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez, in his first runoff election.

Decriminalizing marijuana? There's a new push to issue tickets instead of jail time. We take up the debate.