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  • City Council begins 2013 budget hearings

    City Council begins 2013 budget hearings
    The Chicago City Council Committee on Budget and Government Operations held a hearing today on Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposed spending plan for the coming year. Today is the first of at least nine committee hearings on the Mayor's proposed 2013 budget. ...
  • Emanuel unsure on fate of Prentice

    Emanuel unsure on fate of Prentice
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel said today he still hasn't decided whether to endorse the demolition of the old Prentice Women's Hospital, even though the alderman who represents the area that includes the building said he's leaning toward supporting knocking it down....
  • First food truck locations nearly set

    First food truck locations nearly set
    A City Council committee today signed off on 21 locations where food trucks will be able to park on a regular basis, but two others didn’t make the cut. The ordinance making food trucks legal requires that at least 30 “food truck stands&...
  • Parking taxes could rise for premium spots

    Parking taxes could rise for premium spots
    Many folks who park in a Chicago garage or lot would pay more come July under a proposal the City Council Finance Committee endorsed Monday despite objections from the hotel industry. Anyone who pays a parking fee of more than $25 for a weekday, $125...
  • Chicago parking tax changes pass despite opposition

    Chicago parking tax changes pass despite opposition
    Many folks who park in a Chicago garage or lot will pay more come July under a new tax structure the City Council approved today despite objections from the hotel industry. Six aldermen, including Ald. Brendan Reilly, 42nd, who represents downtown,...
  • Chicago aldermen split on schools strike

    Chicago aldermen split on schools strike
    For a time Monday, visitors to aldermen's offices at City Hall office were greeted by a 7-year-old whose Mets cap was barely visible over the top of a desk. Chicago teachers were out on strike, so Roberto Maldonado II wasn’t at Drummond...
  • Aldermanic races, then and now

     
    Then -- from Emanuel, Burke, big labor pour money into runoffs (April 1) Now -- from Stone, Lyle lose as Chicago City Council gets makeover (current) Then: Ald. Freddrenna Lyle, who has represented the South Side's 6th Ward for 13......
  • Chicago wants car dealers to keep vehicles off sidewalks

    Chicago wants car dealers to keep vehicles off sidewalks
    Seeking to discourage car dealers from displaying vehicles on sidewalks and parkways, a City Council committee today doubled the maximum fine to $1,000 for damaging curbs, sidewalks and landscaping. The measure, proposed by Ald. Lona Lane, 18th, also...
  • Emanuel's planned spending freeze just a first step

    Emanuel's planned spending freeze just a first step
    Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel plans to begin curbing the city's spending habits as soon as he takes office Monday. On "Day One," he will put a freeze on just about everything but paychecks and bills coming due. That will help fulfill his pledge to cut $75...
  • North Side CTA riders to see bus signs first

    North Side CTA riders to see bus signs first
    North Siders, pack that app up. Riders on the North Side may not have to rely on CTA tracking apps, thanks to new electronic signs that display bus arrival information. Mayor Emanuel announced last week that the CTA plans to set up 400 electronic Bus...
  • Emanuel plans to halve employer head tax

    Emanuel plans to halve employer head tax
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel this morning said he plans to cut in half the city’s so-called head tax, which requires larger companies to pay a tax of $4 a month for each person they employ. Under his plan, which is all but certain to win City Council...
  • Richard Daley leaves office as one of Chicago's most ambitious mayors

    Richard Daley leaves office as one of Chicago's most ambitious mayors
    Richard Daley leaves office this month as one of the most ambitious mayors Chicago ever had, a political heir who embraced and transcended his birthright but whose hands-on drive to improve the city he loved did not always match his reach. Chicago's...