Chicago: Statement from Mayor Brandon Johnson on the Resignation of 35th Ward Alderman Carlos Ramirez-Rosa as City Council Floor Leader, Committee Chairman
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~ Alderwoman Emma Mitts and Alderman Carlos Ramirez-Rosa have agreed that the latter should step down from his positions as Chicago City Council Floor Leader and Chair of the Committee on Zoning, Landmarks, and Building Standards.

Alderwoman Mitts is a leader committed to public service and accountability, while Alderman Ramirez-Rosa has acknowledged his transgressions and apologized to his colleagues. The events occurred during a time of heightened tension at City Hall, with forces of division pitting citizens against each other in destructive ways.

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Alderwoman Mitts is confident that the city will find a way to move forward and regain trust and respect in order to have a functioning legislative body. She encourages all citizens to recommit themselves to principles of respect and civility upon which democracy depends, in order to build a better, stronger, safer Chicago for all.

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