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  • Alderman wants $100 license for food carts

    Alderman wants $100 license for food carts
    A Northwest Side alderman wants to legitimize the sale of tamales, elotes and other prepared food from mobile carts by charging vendors $100 per year and requiring the snacks be prepared off-site in licensed kitchens. It's an issue the City Council...
  • City to hire two more cigarette inspectors next year

    City to hire two more cigarette inspectors next year
    As he tries to win approval for a higher cigarette tax, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Thursday that he is stepping up city efforts to crack down on black-market smoke sales. With some aldermen balking at Mayor Rahm Emanuel's 75-cents-a-pack cigarette tax...
  • Sandi Jackson's successor sworn in as alderman

    Sandi Jackson's successor sworn in as alderman
    Former Illinois Department of Transportation official Natashia Holmes is the new 7th Ward alderman after the City Council today approved Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s appointment of her to the South Side post. Holmes, 37, takes the seat vacated by former...
  • 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...
  • Chicago City Council passes pot ticket ordinance

    Chicago City Council passes pot ticket ordinance
    The Chicago City Council overwhelmingly voted today to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana possession. Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s  proposal passed 44-3, allowing Chicago police to issue pot-possession tickets starting Aug. 4. The move makes...
  • City Council resolution on undocumented workers

     
    Posted by John Byrne at 5:54 p.m. The City Council passed a resolution today calling on the federal government to stop deporting people who belong to families in which there are members of "mixed status." The resolution says undocumented workers......
  • City contractors could be required to lower diesel emissions

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 1:25 p.m. A City Council committee today recommended approval of an ordinance that would require city contractors to lower diesel fuel emissions over the next several years. The ordinance, proposed by Mayor Richard Daley and......
  • City contractors will have to lower diesel emissions

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 12:30 p.m. City contractors must lower diesel fuel emissions over the next several years under an ordinance approved today by the City Council. Companies hired to do city work after June 1 doing will be......
  • Mayor Emanuel presides over first City Council meeting

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at John Byrne at 12:01 a.m.; last updated at 1:30 p.m. Mayor Rahm Emanuel presided over his first Chicago City Council meeting today, a two hour session heavy on ceremony and new faces getting to know......
  • Emanuel presides over first City Council meeting

    Emanuel presides over first City Council meeting
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel presided over his first Chicago City Council meeting today, a two hour session heavy on ceremony and new faces getting to know each other. The rookie mayor gaveled the meeting to order on time at 10 a.m. New City Clerk Susana Mendoza...
  • City Council approves Emanuel's controversial rebuilding plan

    City Council approves Emanuel's controversial rebuilding plan
    The Chicago City Council approved Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s controversial plan to lure private money for public-works projects, tossing aside concerns from some aldermen that there's not enough oversight. Aldermen voted 41-7 to approve the Chicago...
  • Chicago aldermen disclose outside jobs, income

    Chicago aldermen disclose outside jobs, income
    New financial disclosure statements show six of the Chicago City Council's 16 new aldermen have outside jobs or own businesses. Nine of the aldermen who were elected for the first time last year gave up other jobs, according to disclosures and...