Record #: O2016-7434   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 10/5/2016 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Transportation and Public Way
Final action: 11/1/2016
Title: Repeal of prior designation of N Wabash Ave from E. Illinois St to main branch of Chicago River as "Trump Plaza"
Sponsors: Reilly, Brendan, Moreno, Proco Joe, Munoz, Ricardo, Hopkins, Brian , Scott, Jr. Michael, Waguespack, Scott, Solis, Daniel, Lopez, Raymond A., Hairston, Leslie A., Burnett, Jr., Walter, Villegas, Gilbert, Cardenas, George A., Sawyer, Roderick T., Foulkes, Toni, Moore, David H., Curtis, Derrick G., Arena, John, Cappleman, James, Osterman, Harry, Tunney, Thomas, Silverstein, Debra L., Mitts, Emma, Laurino, Margaret, Brookins, Jr., Howard, Quinn, Marty, Moore, Joseph, Smith, Michele, Maldonado, Roberto, Ervin, Jason C., Taliaferro, Chris, Reboyras, Ariel, Santiago, Milagros, Mell, Deborah, Austin, Carrie M., Sposato, Nicholas, O'Connor, Patrick, Harris, Michelle A., Sadlowski Garza, Susan, Zalewski, Michael R., Beale, Anthony, Thompson, Patrick D., Mitchell, Gregory I., King, Sophia D., Dowell, Pat, Pawar, Ameya, Ramirez-Rosa, Carlos, O'Shea, Matthew J.
Topic: STREETS - Honorary Designations
Attachments: 1. O2016-7434.pdf

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Committee(s) Assignment:
King (4) Dowell (3) Pawar (47) Ramirez-Rosa (35) 0'Shea(19) Ordinance
Repeal prior ordinance which designated N Wabash Ave, from E. Illinois St to main branch of Chicago River, as "Trump Plaza"
Committee on Transportation and Public Way
Committee on Podeotrian and Traffib^Qtftety City Council Meeting October 5, 2016 Alderman Brendan Reilly, 42nd Ward Repeal Honorary Street Sign


WHEREAS, Chicago is one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse cities in the United States; and
WHEREAS, The City of Chicago embraces all cultural ethnicities and heritages that for generations have contributed to the fabric of our City's neighborhoods; and
WHEREAS, Chicago, as a Welcoming City, is also one of the most immigrant-friendly cities in the country and a leader in progressive policies that protects undocumented individuals and families; and
WHEREAS, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has embarked on a hateful and racist campaign against immigrants and minorities; and
WHEREAS, Donald Trump's mean-spirited remarks about Chicago during the first presidential debate misrepresents the City and discredits the positive attributes of the City; and
WHEREAS, Donald Trump has a history of blaming Latinos and African Americans for violent crime; and
WHEREAS, Donald Trump's complete disregard for civil liberties traces back to the 1970s when his company was sued by the Justice Department for racial discrimination against black people who wanted to rent apartments in various boroughs of New York; and
WHEREAS, During his bid for the Republican Presidential nomination, Donald Trump made racist remarks against Mexican and Latin American immigrants by publicly calling this population "rapists" and "killers"; and
WHEREAS, In May 2016, Donald Trump implied that Gonzalo Curiel, a federal judge presiding over a class action case against Trump University, would not be able to effectively carry out his job responsibilities because...

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