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3 hrs ago | The Economist
WITH lawmakers in Washington achieving precious little, cities and the suburbs are increasingly the places where things get done.
7 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has asked policy experts and lakefront stakeholders to propose "transportation enhancements" to ease a museum campus bottleneck that will get worse with construction of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art.
11 hrs ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay
Chicago said its budget deficit was on track to shrink to just below $300 million in 2015, but a state-mandated increase in pension payments would expand gaps in the future.
15 hrs ago | City of Chicago
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Park District General Superintendent Michael P. Kelly today announced selections for Chicago On Screen, the Park District's new initiative to enhance the Movies in the Parks series with locally produced independent features, documentaries and shorts that focus on Chicago.
18 hrs ago | Gapers Block
Since the news broke on July 15 that Preckwinkle is out of the race, some dominant themes seem to have emerged.
A thousand children said to be fleeing the violence in Central America will be welcomed to Chicago, where local children are routinely in the cross-fire of gang-related grudges.
Record Number of Applications Submitted for Event That Brings 125 of the Nation's Top Engineering and Computer Science Students to Chicago; Supporting Next-Generation Innovation and Entrepreneurship is a Key Component of the Plan for Economic Growth and Jobs Mayor Emanuel announced today that a record 1,032 applications were received for ... (more)
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's point person on Chicago Public Schools is leaving City Hall today to join the Joyce Foundation, a nonprofit that pushes for education reform in the Midwest.
Six aldermen want the City Council to encourage non-profits in Chicago to house and support migrant children who have fled violence in Central America and crossed the border into the U.S. WBBM Newsradio's John Cody reports Ald.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration is leaving a West Side police commander in his post despite an April recommendation by the city's Independent Police Review Authority that his police powers be stripped.
Aldermen are poised to sign off Wednesday on a mayoral proposal that would increase the fines for those convicted of illegal graffiti -even though one of the measure's chief sponsors says that such fines are rarely collected.
Illinois' most high-profile Democrats have pushed in recent months to increase the minimum wage - but experts have offered mixed opinions on whether they will actually be successful, considering the looming election season.
Aldermen have approved a plan to hike the city's monthly 911 surcharge on phone bills by 56 percent to help shore up the city's pension funds, and avoid a property tax hike before next year's elections.
Today's Chicago City Council meeting pregame could feature a showdown between aldermen and the watchdog who is supposed to investigate them.
Emanuel. "Crime in our city will not be tolerated, and to provide a secure, comfortable experience on the CTA, we have invested heavily in security technology and strengthened our crime-fighting approach, which has led to a safer CTA."
In some ways, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Karen Lewis, the fiery president of the Chicago Teachers Union, are very much alike - profane, tough, outspoken, unapologetic.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 09:44 pm
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