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  • City cross-checking sticker scofflaws with state database

    City cross-checking sticker scofflaws with state database
    Chicago City Clerk Susana Mendoza said Monday her office has begun cross-checking Illinois secretary of state car registration information to crackdown on city sticker scofflaws. “I think that’s just such low hanging fruit, that’s...
  • Quinn offers details on pension, Medicaid cost cutting

    Quinn offers details on pension, Medicaid cost cutting
    After being hammered for not providing many specifics during last week’s State of the State address, Gov. Pat Quinn offered up a small handful today, saying he wants to go after the “sacred cows” that drive up state spending. Speaking...
  • Ald. Burke not sold yet on Emanuel pot ticketing idea

    Ald. Burke not sold yet on Emanuel pot ticketing idea
    An influential Chicago alderman said today he's not yet ready to sign off on Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposal to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana. Although Ald. Edward Burke, 14th, didn’t rule out backing the mayor’s...
  • Help wanted

     
    From TribNation: The contest: Win a pair of tickets by writing a job description for the next mayor of Chicago. Deadline: Thursday, Jan. 20th at noon. The debate will be hosted by the Chicago Tribune and the City Club of......
  • Retire this scandalous pension imbalance! -- Cullerton has a plan to stop a teacher pension funding system that cheats Chicago

     
    It ain't fair. About 14 percent of the public school teachers in Illinois work for Chicago Public Schools, yet this year just 2 percent of the money the state invested in teacher pensions went to the separate fund earmarked for......
  • My moment of G-L-O-R-Y

     
    Today at the City Club of Chicago's Public Policy Luncheon featuring the 2012 election insights of my colleagues, Clarence Page, Rick Pearson and Bruce Dold, moderator Paul Green made an offhand reference to "beating the goddamn drum." Into the silence......
  • Chicago puts lobbyists' pay online

    Chicago City Hall lobbyists were paid nearly $13 million last year, according to records the city posted online Thursday. The 10 lobbyists who were paid the most to influence city departments and aldermen collected more than $5 million. Among the...
  • State treasurer: Bright Start insider notice 'a mistake'

    State treasurer: Bright Start insider notice 'a mistake'
    Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford said today that he is reviewing possible disciplinary action against an employee who sent an email to fellow workers giving early notice about a contribution-matching program for the Bright Start college savings program....
  • Chris Kennedy: Research fuels job creation

    The University of Illinois and the state’s other major academic institutions must do a better job partnering with business and political leaders to bring more research funding to the state, U. of I. board chair Christopher Kennedy urged Tuesday....
  • November 29: Author - Neal Samors Talks About Chicago's Lake Shore Drive: Urban America's Most Beautiful Roadway

    November 29: Author - Neal Samors Talks About Chicago's Lake Shore Drive: Urban America's Most Beautiful Roadway
    Neal Samors Events: December 15 noon The City Club of Chicago Maggiano's 111 Grand Avenue Chicago www.cityclub-chicago.com January 19, 2011 noon The Chicago Architecture Foundation 224 S. Michigan Avenue Chicago caf.architecture.org To purchase...
  • WGN-TV To Host Televised Mayoral Debate Jan. 27 at WGN-TV Studios with Chicago Tribune and City Club of Chicago

    WGN-TV To Host Televised Mayoral Debate Jan. 27 at WGN-TV Studios with Chicago Tribune and City Club of Chicago
    WGN-TV, with the Chicago Tribune and City Club of Chicago, will be hosting a live broadcast of a major mayoral debate from its north side studio, Thursday, January 27, 2011, at 7 p.m. Confirmed participants are candidates (in alphabetical order) Gery...
  • State's attorney announces new unit to review prosecutions

    State's attorney announces new unit to review prosecutions
    After years of criticism from some legal circles for the way her office has handled wrongful conviction cases, Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez said today she has formed a new unit to review prosecutions that have come under question....