Anti-Rahm Community Activists Demonstrate In LoopCommunity activists, parents elected officials and others gathered in the Loop to voice a litany of complaints about Mayor Emanuel, and lay out their agenda for changing the city’s direction, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Workers, Activists Say Mayor's Minimum Wage Plan Not Good EnoughMinimum wage workers and community activists came to City Hall on Wednesday to say Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to gradually raise the city’s minimum wage to $13 per hour by 2018 is too little, too late.
Aldermen Push For $15-An-Hour Minimum WageSponsors said large corporations would get two years to phase in the higher wage. Small and mid-sized businesses would have five years.
NATO Delegations Begin Arriving In Chicago TodayThe pulse of Chicago is quickening with the latest NATO developments, as downtown hotels have started welcoming their first NATO guests.
City Council Approves Mayor Emanuel's Infrastructure Trust PlanThe City Council on Tuesday approved Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan for a controversial infrastructure trust.
Finance Committee OKs Mayor's Infrastructure Trust PlanMayor Rahm Emanuel's controversial plan to fund $1.7 billion worth of public construction projects with private money cleared a major hurdle Monday, after a City Council panel endorsed the plan, following five hours of debate and a mini-revolt from aldermen concerned about a lack of City Council oversight.