Community 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.
Minimum 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.
Sponsors said large corporations would get two years to phase in the higher wage. Small and mid-sized businesses would have five years.
The pulse of Chicago is quickening with the latest NATO developments, as downtown hotels have started welcoming their first NATO guests.
The City Council on Tuesday approved Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan for a controversial infrastructure trust.
Mayor 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.