Mayor Emanuel's 2018 Budget: Spending On SafetyBigger phone bills and more expensive theater tickets are both part of Emanuel's new plan to pay for his 2018 budget.
Durbin: Republican Tax Plan Will Hurt Illinois FamiliesSen. Durbin said President Trump and congressional Republicans’ tax plan would eliminate the federal deduction for state and local taxes.
President Trump's Weekly Address; Democrats' Weekly AddressPresident Trump's Weekly Address; Democrats' Weekly Address
Community Leaders Protest For Higher Funding For CPSA coalition of community, education and labor leaders protested at City Hall Thursday for higher funding for Chicago’s Public Schools.
Democrat Pawar Drops Out Of Race For Governor"We simply don’t have the money to meaningfully scale this campaign statewide," Pawar said in a letter to supporters.
Emanuel Donates Weinstein Campaign Contributions To CharityMayor Emanuel has donated more than $10,000 in campaign contributions he received from disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein to charity.
Emanuel's Plan To Lower City's Borrowing Costs ApprovedThe administration plans to refinance about $2.5 billion in city-issues bonds, paying them off out of the city's share of state sales taxes.
Emanuel Reluctant About CPS Raising Property Taxes By $225MWhile he is expressing reluctance about the tax hike, the mayor also defends the move.
Aldermen Seek Coordinated Effort To Combat Opioid CrisisAldermen unanimously approved a resolution urging President Trump and Governor Rauner to declare the opioid crisis a public health emergency
Cook County Board Overwhelmingly Votes To Repeal Soda TaxThe 15-2 vote reflected the overwhelming opposition the tax faced among Cook County residents.
Latino Aldermen Seek Improved Services In Hispanic NeighborhoodsA report by UIC showed the Latino population is growing substantially and spreading widely through the city’s neighborhoods.
Cook County Finance Committee Votes 15-1 To Can The Soda TaxThe Cook County Finance Committee has voted 15-1 to approve a plan to repeal the controversial sweetened beverage tax, effective Dec. 1.

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