Council Moving To Mandate Sexual Harassment Training For All City WorkersThe ordinance backed by the Workforce Development Committee would explicitly prohibit sexual harassment by any city official, employee, laborer, or workers from employment agencies – pretty much anyone working for the city.
City Council Veterans Eager To Get "Fresh Ideas" From Rookie AldermenVeteran members on the Chicago City Council said they welcome changes that 13 new aldermen might usher in as they begin their new terms in office this week.
Aldermen Vent Frustrations About Increased O'Hare NoiseAt a City Council budget hearing on Friday, Aviation Commissioner Rosemarie Andolino had to handle several pointed questions about the noise at O’Hare International Airport.
Women Stage Solidarity Walk After Attacks On Northwest SideAbout 100 women walked on a trail in the Sauganash neighborhood Thursday morning, as a show of strength and unity, after an off-duty police officer who lives nearby fought off a would-be rapist last week.
Aldermen Concerned About Library Budget CutsAldermen at Friday's City Council budget hearings said they hope there's some way to prevent the big cuts in Public Library staffing and hours proposed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
City Council Approves Ban On Texting While BikingThe City Council has approved a ban on texting or using a handheld phone while riding your bicycle.
Alderman Seeks To Curb Cell Phone Use While BikingTexting and driving has been a hot-button issue for years, and now, the Chicago City Council is going to take up distracted bicycle riding.