Emanuel: Aldermen Can Make Changes To Infrastructure Trust OrdinanceNow that his controversial construction financing plans have passed the City Council, Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he does not mind if the aldermen make a couple more changes.
City Council Approves Mayor Emanuel's Infrastructure Trust PlanThe City Council on Tuesday approved Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan for a controversial infrastructure trust.
Mayor: I'll Work With Council, But Infrastructure Plan 'Must Go Forward'A day after delaying a City Council vote on his complicated plan to fund public works projects with private money, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said he’s listening to complaints from aldermen who were upset with a lack of council oversight in the proposal.
Mayor Emanuel Defers Vote On Infrastructure PlanMayor Rahm Emanuel has decided to put off consideration of his $1.7 billion project to rebuild the city’s infrastructure, amid questions about oversight of the program.
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.
Emanuel Announces $7 Billion Infrastructure ProgramMayor Rahm Emanuel says he wants to “build a new Chicago,” with a $7.2 billion infrastructure upgrade program that would bring 30,000 jobs over the next three years.
Emanuel, Clinton Announce $200M Investment In City BuildingsMayor Rahm Emanuel is joining former President Bill Clinton Thursday afternoon in announcing a new program to spur private financing for new and retrofitted government buildings, and other public projects.