Bill Woodfolk

Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Emanuel Set To Begin Implementing Budget

Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s 2012 budget was approved unanimously on Wednesday, and now, he is wasting no time in executing the budget and collecting new fees.

CBS Chicago–11/17/2011

Joyce and Bill Woodfolk said they've had enough of the higher city fees, fines and other taxes that have repeatedly gone up over the years to balance the budget on the backs of city taxpayers. (Credit: CBS)

City Budget Means Higher Fees; Had Enough?

Chicago now has an official city budget for 2012 – a plan that calls for spending more than $6 billion. But to wipe out some red ink, several city fees and other charges will go up. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports on one family that’s had enough.

CBS 2–11/16/2011