Ald. Hopkins: ‘I ran for this job, I love the neighborhood I represent, the number one tool we have is the ward superintendent’

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Members of the Chicago City Council would have the clear power to hire and fire their own ward superintendents under an ordinance introduced by Ald. Brian Hopkins. (via WGN-TV)

2nd Ward Ald. Brian Hopkins joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to explain why it is important for aldermen to appoint their ward superintendents, and why he introduced an ordinance to clarify that the job of the ward superintendent is a Shakman-exempt position.

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