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  • Emanuel may opt to raise 911, Uber taxes, setting aside council ideas

    Emanuel may opt to raise 911, Uber taxes, setting aside council ideas

    While a new City Hall email shows Chicago aldermen floated numerous ideas to raise taxes to close a 2018 budget hole, it’s two tax hikes not on the list that are far more likely to be part of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s new spending plan. One is a $1.10-a-month increase in the 911 emergency services fee...

      • Morning Spin: Rauner to start borrowing $6 billion today

        Morning Spin: Rauner to start borrowing $6 billion today

        Welcome to Clout Street: Morning Spin, our weekday feature to catch you up with what's going on in government and politics from Chicago to Springfield. Subscribe here. Topspin Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration will go to the bond market on Tuesday with plans to borrow $6 billion in the coming...

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          How Naperville trampled on property rights
           

          How Naperville trampled on property rights

          In a disconcertingly heavy-handed move, the Naperville City Council has assigned landmark status to a private property that was about to be redeveloped, blocking a project several years in the making.

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