Aldermen Seek To Force Vote On City Council WatchdogA group of Chicago aldermen has announced plans to force a showdown over who will act as the official watchdog over the City Council.
Two Years Later, Aldermen Finally Pick Independent Budget AnalystA 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.
Parents Say School Cuts Have Them Considering Move To SuburbsA 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.
Aldermen Form Caucus To Push For Reform AgendaSeveral 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.
City Reveals New And Upgraded 311 AppIf you’re a Chicago resident, you can track your city service requests by a simple click of your smartphone touch screen.
City Council Approves Mayor Emanuel's Infrastructure Trust PlanThe City Council on Tuesday approved Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan for a controversial infrastructure trust.
Lakeview Residents Want To Get Rid Of Centro RestaurantSome 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.