City Council Committee Votes To End Free Garbage Exemptions For Large Multi-Unit Buildings Free garbage pick-up for some 1,800 residential buildings is a step closer to ending in Chicago. Aldermen have taken a preliminary vote to end the deal, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Despite Few Misgivings, City Council Approves $1.1 Billion Bond IssueThe 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.
City Council Finance Committee Signs Off On Billion Dollars In New BondsThe 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.
Challengers Maintain Leads In Two Tight Chicago City Council Races Two more newcomers are poised to join City Council, based on final unofficial tallies.
Former Alderman Helen Shiller No Longer Interested In City Council Budget Analyst PostionChicago 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 Counted As Five Aldermanic Races Remain Too Close To CallMore 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.
Chicago Aldermen: Five City Council Races Still Too Close To CallOf the 18 runoff races for City Council, five of them remain too close to call.
City Council Honors Retired WBBM Newsradio Reporter John CodyThe Chicago City Council unanimously passed a resolution honoring the recently retired WBBM Newsradio reporter John Cody.
Effort To Phase Out Red Light Cams Fizzles Out At City Council MeetingAn 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.
Races For Chicago Alderman: 19 Headed For Runoff Vote In AprilOf the 43 contested races for city council, 19 of them will be headed to the runoff round in April.
Ward 23 Challenger Says Things Have Gotten Racial In Aldermanic ContestSome campaign literature supporting incumbent Mike Zalewski says one of his challengers supports Section 8 housing.
Chicago Aldermen: Top Campaign War ChestsTo get into this exclusive club, a worthy candidate needs about $300,000 in seed money.
Aldermen Propose Having Hearings Prior To Each Placement Of New Red Light Camera 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.
16 Women Candidates For Alderman Unite Behind Dislike Of Emanuel AdministrationSixteen 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.
Aldermen Propose To Ban Law Enforcement From Using ChokeholdsChicago Aldermen are considering an ordinance that would ban police and others from using chokeholds to subdue suspects, reports WBBM’s Craig Dellimore.