Cook County Soda Tax Faces Likely Repeal Next WeekThree more Cook County commissioners announced Friday they would vote to get rid of the tax, giving opponents a veto-proof majority.
Commissioners Propose Creating Cook County ID CardResidents of Cook County who have trouble getting official government documents might be able to get an ID card from Cook County.
Commissioner Garcia Seeks To Limit Campaign Contributions To AssessorGarcia wants to ban donations to Assessor candidates from attorneys, law firms, and business groups that appeal property tax assessments.
Rahm: Surviving Runoff Will Make Me "A Better Mayor"A day after securing his second term, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said the historic runoff election in Chicago would make him “a better mayor,” after enduring a heated six-week contest against Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia, a virtual unknown to most Chicagoans before he challenged the mayor.
Polls Closed For Historic Mayoral ElectionAfter weeks of contentious campaigning, voters in Chicago were having their say Tuesday in the race for mayor, and 19 races for alderman.
Polls Open For Chicago's First Mayoral RunoffMayor Rahm Emanuel is facing off against challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia, while 18 seats on the City Council are at stake, including in the 2nd Ward, where two candidates are vying to replace Ald. Bob Fioretti, who gave up his seat on the City Council to run for mayor, but came in 4th place in February.
Emanuel, Garcia Taking Bids For Mayor Into Home StretchStarting their last full day of campaigning, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia spent the morning shaking hands with potential supporters, and expressing confidence they’ll win on Election Day.
Candidates For Mayor Take Campaigns To Cubs' Opening NightThe final weekend of campaign 2015 found the two candidates for mayor racing all over the city, but both ended up in the same place Sunday night: Wrigley Field for Opening Night.
Latest Polls Show Emanuel Continues To Lead Garcia Heading Into Election DayTwo polls released by the Chicago-based polling firm Ogden and Fry show Mayor Rahm Emanuel continues to have an edge over his opponent, Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia a few days ahead of the election.
Emanuel, Garcia Continue To Squabble Over City BudgetAs they approach Tuesday's runoff election, Mayor Emanuel and challenger Chuy Garcia continue to clash over how much to say--or not say--about plans to confront the city's budget woes, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Emanuel, Garcia Busy Campaigning On Final Day Of Early VotingMayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus ‘Chuy Garcia were out campaigning hard on the final day of early voting.
Emanuel: Without Right Leadership, Business Climate Would Be A 'Horror Flick'Mayor Rahm Emanuel said businesses and jobs have been lured to Chicago, and stayed in the city, because he has the right stuff to keep them here.