The 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.
The 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.
Two more newcomers are poised to join City Council, based on final unofficial tallies.
Chicago Aldermen have to rethink their positions on who will become the City Council’s budget analyst. Former Alderman Helen Shiller has broken the stalemate over the job by saying she no longer wants it, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
More absentee ballots have been counted in five aldermanic races in Chicago that are still too close to call. WBBM’s Mike Krauser has the latest numbers.
Of the 18 runoff races for City Council, five of them remain too close to call.
The Chicago City Council unanimously passed a resolution honoring the recently retired WBBM Newsradio reporter John Cody.
An effort to begin phasing out Chicago’s Red Light Camera system was derailed at Wednesday’s City Council Meeting, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Of the 43 contested races for city council, 19 of them will be headed to the runoff round in April.
Some campaign literature supporting incumbent Mike Zalewski says one of his challengers supports Section 8 housing.
To get into this exclusive club, a worthy candidate needs about $300,000 in seed money.
There’s a new proposals for stiffer requirement before the city of Chicago installs any new red light cameras, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Sixteen women united by a dislike of the Emanuel administration, and who want to become Chicago aldermen, told an enthusiastic crowd on the UIC campus Saturday how they’d remake City Hall, if elected.
Chicago Aldermen are considering an ordinance that would ban police and others from using chokeholds to subdue suspects, reports WBBM’s Craig Dellimore.
Right now, motorists use gasoline that contains 10 percent corn-based ethanol. The ordinance would require a pump dispensing 15 percent ethanol.
The City Council’s embattled Inspector General says workers in nearly half of Chicago’s aldermanic offices have been caught doing political work on the taxpayer’s time.
More than a month after a month-long teachers strike in Waukegan, tempers were still flaring at a City Council meeting, with one alderman calling teachers “lazy” for not removing solidarity ribbons they placed around Waukegan during their walkout.
Chicago Aldermen are recommending passage of a requirement to force companies doing bonds business with the City to disclose the diversity of their work forces, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
The City Council Housing Committee is recommending full approval of an ordinance that would make it more expensive to turn single room occupancy hotels into market-rate units, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
You can still order one shot, one bourbon and one beer at Naperville bars, but you might need to get your order in a little earlier, thanks to new regulations.