Or do you like this headline better: Chicago Aldermen: In flight
Kidding aside, eight members of Chicago's City Council are in Washington today to lobby on the pending immigration bill and to try to keep federal community development block grant funds flowing to the city. (click for names)
Also in D.C. today... Chicago Park District Supt. Tim Mitchell for meetings of the National Recreation and Park Association.
The aldermen are here on Wednesday and Thursday.
Trading City Hall for the Capitol are:
Ald. Madeline Haithcock (2nd)
Ald. William Beavers (7th)
Ald. Geroge Cardenas (12th)
Ald. Ray Suarez (31st)
Ald. Manny Flores (1st)
Ald. Danny Solis (25th)
Ald. Billy Ocasio (26th)
Ald. Margaret Laurino (39th)