Ald. Ameya Pawar

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Two Years Later, Aldermen Finally Pick Independent Budget Analyst

A nearly two-year deadlock over who would run the Chicago City Council’s independent budget office has come to an end, as aldermen have reached a consensus choice to become their first-ever financial analyst.


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Parents Say School Cuts Have Them Considering Move To Suburbs

A group of parents and several local elected officials teamed up Tuesday to call for an end to severe budget cuts at the Chicago Public Schools.


City Hall

Aldermen Form Caucus To Push For Reform Agenda

Several members of the Chicago City Council said Tuesday they’ll be speaking out and pushing hard to reform City Hall, which could put them at odds with Mayor Rahm Emanuel and some of their colleagues.

WBBM Newsradio–03/12/2013

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City Reveals New And Upgraded 311 App

If you’re a Chicago resident, you can track your city service requests by a simple click of your smartphone touch screen.

CBS Chicago–09/20/2012

City Council Chambers

City Council Approves Mayor Emanuel’s Infrastructure Trust Plan

The City Council on Tuesday approved Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan for a controversial infrastructure trust.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2012

Some residents of the Lakeview neighborhood have said that Centro restaurant at 3819 N. Ashland Av., brought lots of noise and crime to the area and they want it gone. (Credit: CBS)

Lakeview Residents Want To Get Rid Of Centro Restaurant

Some residents in the Lakeview neighborhood want a new restaurant shut down. They say Centro brought noise and crime onto their street, but the restaurant says it’s being unfairly targeted.

CBS 2–10/19/2011