City Council Defies Governor Rauner On Refugee StanceThe resolution reaffirming Chicago’s status as a sanctuary city was unanimously approved after several aldermen offered personal stories of seeking refuge here.
New Ordinance Would Prohibit Fast-Tracking City Asset SalesAt today’s Chicago City Council meeting, Aldermen are expected to approve an ordinance that will shed more light on any plans to privatize City services or City assets.
Feds Seize Files, Computers As City Legislative Inspector General’s Office Shuts DownCBS 2’s Mike Parker talked to the watchdog who has had his last bark.
Lucas Museum Strikes Back With Smaller Design For Lakefront BuildingThe original, dune-like building went from 400,000 to 300,000 square feet, allowing for more park space. It would be built near Soldier Field.
Chicago Ordinance Would Require Breast-Feeding Rooms At AirportsThe move could help make Chicago the nation's "most breast-feeding friendly" city, one alderman says.
City Council Approves Ordinance Ending Free Garbage Pick Up Exemptions For Large Multi-Unit BuildingsThe Chicago City Council has approved ending free garbage collections for hundreds of large multi-unit residential buildings among a flurry of other actions, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Cell Phone 'Gun Cases' Illegal In ChicagoCarrying a phone case that looks like a gun is now illegal in Chicago.
Proposed Ordinance Would End 'Stop And Frisk' In ChicagoA new ordinance could put an end to the so-called stop-and-frisk practice by Chicago police.
City Council Committee Votes To End Free Garbage Exemptions For Large Multi-Unit Buildings Free garbage pick-up for some 1,800 residential buildings is a step closer to ending in Chicago. Aldermen have taken a preliminary vote to end the deal, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Despite Few Misgivings, City Council Approves $1.1 Billion Bond IssueThe Chicago City County today quickly approved a $ 1.1 billion dollar bond issue that the Emanuel administration asked for, despite a few misgivings, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
City Council Finance Committee Signs Off On Billion Dollars In New BondsThe Chicago City Council Finance Committee has signed off on Mayor Emanuel's plan to add another billion dollars to the city's debt load, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
Challengers Maintain Leads In Two Tight Chicago City Council Races Two more newcomers are poised to join City Council, based on final unofficial tallies.