Emanuel Willing To Consider Reinstating "Head Tax" To Bail Out CPSMayor Emanuel said he's looking at some hard choices when it comes to finding funds to keep CPS open without additional help from the state.
Aldermen Want To Reinstate "Head Tax," Use TIF Surplus To Bail Out CPSSeveral aldermen, activists, and others have pushed their own plan to bail out the cash-strapped Chicago Public Schools.
City Council OKs Mayor's $8.3B BudgetChicago aldermen overwhelmingly approved Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s $8.3 billion budget plan on Thursday.
Emanuel Proposes Balanced Budget With No New TaxesMayor Emanuel presented a $8.3 billion budget on Wednesday that holds the line on taxes and fees and eliminates a nearly $300 million deficit.
Emanuel Moves To Phase Out 'Job Killer' Head TaxMayor Rahm Emanuel said Wednesday that he's going one step further in keeping his campaign promise to get rid of the $4-a-month employee head tax that is despised by Chicago businesses.
Tunney Pushes To Eliminate City's Head TaxAld. Tom Tunney (44th) has begun a new effort to do away with the city’s employee head tax, which affects business owners.