Balcer denies he was forced out to make way for Daley nephew
BY FRAN SPIELMAN City Hall Reporter August 26, 2014 10:34AM
Ald. James Balcer, shown at a 2012 ceremony honoring military personnel killed in action in Iraq and Afghanistan, insists he was not forced to give up his City Council seat. I Sun-Times
Updated: August 27, 2014 2:16AM
Bridgeport Ald. Jim Balcer (11th) on Tuesday blamed the strain of vertigo and post-traumatic-stress-disorder for his decision not to seek re-election, categorically denying that he was forced out to make way for the next generation of Daleys.