Inspector General Says Aldermen's Menu Program Shortchanges CityIG Joseph Ferguson said the Chicago Department of Transportation should have an overall plan to address the city’s infrastructure needs
ID Program For Undocumented Immigrants And Others Passes Chicago City CouncilThe program will make it easier for undocumented immigrants, the homeless, ex-inmates and others to get the IDs and some city services.
Aldermen Seek Changes To Airport Security Force After United FiascoAld. Raymond Lopez has introduced a measure to fold the CDA security officer force into the Chicago Police Department’s airport detail.
Aldermen Upset At Lack Of Contact From CPS As June 1 Closing NearsAn ordinance to send surplus TIF money to CPS whenever the district is in financial distress remained bottled up in committee.
Some Call Push To Bolster Drug Safety At Pharmacies 'Unrealistic'Pharmacist groups have told the Chicago City Council that a measure to resolve safety problems at some drug stores would do more harm.
Panel Votes To Lift Some Restrictions On Shooting Ranges In ChicagoChicago aldermen on Monday grudgingly endorsed an ordinance that would ease restrictions on where shooting ranges can be located in the city
Renewal For Extra CTA Patrols Gets Preliminary ApprovalThe City Council’s Public Safety Committee renewed agreements that would create more police patrols on CTA lines on city park district land.
LED Technology Set To Replace Most Of City's Outdoor LightsPreliminary approval has been given for a $160 million plan to convert most of the city’s outdoor lights to LED technology.
Chicago Aldermen Grill United, Airport Officials Over Passenger-Dragging DebacleThe vice president of United's Chicago hub came to City Hall to offer an apology for the incident seen on social media.
Black Aldermen Demand Voice On Next Police ContractAld. Roderick Sawyer (6th) said he and other African-American aldermen are willing to sit down with new FOP leadership.
Aldermen Back Appointment Of New Police Oversight DeputyDr. Laura Kunard said she wants to help oversee reform of a Chicago police accountability system that's unfair and not trusted by the public
Aldermen Vote To Scale Back Airbnb RegulationsA City Council panel has given preliminary approval to changes in the regulations governing Airbnb and other vacation home-sharing websites, only eight months after aldermen passed the original ordinance.