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2 hrs ago | Green Bay Press-Gazette

Public pensions will be burden for us all

America is sacrificing its future to pay for its past. Promises made to public pension plans have become impossible to pay for by government entities across America and the problem continues to escalate.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, San Bernardino, CA, Scott Walker, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Economics News, Bankruptcy

4 hrs ago | The Daily Gazette

Chicago casino plan draws more support at hearing

The hearing in Chicago, which wasn't heated like public exchanges in other parts of Illinois, was the latest attempt to bolster gambling, but questions were also raised about support for the legislation in an election year in which other major fiscal issues are pending.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Illinois, Pat Quinn, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

4 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Red Line to get North Side overhaul, while South Siders decry wait

The CTA said Wednesday it is moving forward with a multibillion-dollar overhaul of the Red Line's aging north branch tracks and stations, just hours after South Siders aired complaints to the agency's board that Mayor Rahm Emanuel's promised southern extension of the same rail line was moving too slowly.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Gapers Block

The Parking Hits Just Keep On Coming

Just last month, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel bragged in a statement that, "By delivering on free Sunday parking in the neighborhoods...we're able to make a bad deal better."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Chicago, IL, Lakeview (Chicago, IL), Wrigleyville (Chicago, IL), Lincoln Park (Chicago, IL)

The Doings Weekly

Paul Sassone: Digital life consuming us all

More and more, newscasts consist of referrals to the TV station's website. I imagine that will continue until the evening news will be something like this: "Mayor Rahm Emanuel made a stunning announcement today.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Forbes.com

Best Of FORBES: Hip-Hop's Richest Artists, Best Cities For Raising A Family

On Wednesday morning, FORBES released the stories and content from the May 5, issue of the magazine.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Greenwich, CT, Business News

City Journal

Chicago's Vanishing Middle Class

In cities around the world, two-tier societies are becoming increasingly common.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, University of Chicago

City of Chicago

Outstanding Public Safety, City Service Personnel Honored During...

As National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week continues, the City of Chicago's Office of Emergency Management and Communications took the opportunity to recognize the outstanding public safety efforts provided by 9-1-1 call takers and dispatchers, traffic management personnel and others, to the city of Chicago and its residents at an awards ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Chicago, IL

City of Chicago

Mayor Emanuel Announces Nearly 1,000 Drivers Sign Up For Pay-By-Cell...

ParkChicago App Had 3,500 Downloads Within the Same Period; Pay-by-Cell Option Part of the Agreement Mayor Emanuel Negotiated to Save Taxpayers $1 Billion and Provide Free Sunday Parking in Neighborhoods Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today that within the first 36 hours of its launch, nearly 1,000 drivers signed up for ParkChicago , a new app that ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Downloads, iPad App, iPhone App, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App, Chicago, IL, Electronics, Cell Phones, Cellphones

Townhall

Rahm Emanuel's Chicago: More Crime, Less Policing

A woman's body was found bound, and gagged, in an empty commercial building in Chicago.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Opinion

Free Republic

Chicago Police Superintendent caught creating phony police reports to reduce crime rate

Other than hitting the perfect tee shot, nothing is more gratifying than the sight of liberals hoisted on a petard fashioned by their own corruption.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Chicago Sun-Times

Judge Harris spends $1M for appeals court bid - 5 times the salary

Landing a position on the Illinois appeals court now comes with a bigger price tag, newly released campaign finance reports show.

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Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, Sullivan, IL, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Windsor Star

Petcoke fight spreads throughout Great Lakes region

A front-end loader works to move a pile of petroleum coke at the Detroit Harbour on March 30, 2013.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Pat Quinn, US Governors, Detroit, MI, River Rouge, MI

WLS-AM Chicago

FBI chief blames 'ingrained' gang culture for city homicide rate

Chicago's "ingrained" gang culture is to blame for homicide rates far higher than other large U.S. cities, FBI Director James B. Comey said Monday.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

City of Chicago

Mayor Emanuel and Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan Announce $26 ...

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and civic leaders announced today the creation of a new, $26 million loan pool that will make financing available to rehab and preserve groups of vacant, one- to four- unit buildings as affordable rental housing.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, North Chicago, IL, Foreclosures, Chicago, IL

City of Chicago

Mayor Emanuel Announces Record Drop in Chicago Youth Smoking Rates

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Reports More than 20 Percent Decrease in Youth Smoking Following City Strategies Aimed at Curtailing Youth Smoking Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Commissioner Bechara Choucair and officials from the Chicago Department of Public Health today announced smoking among Chicago high school students has decreased by more ... (more)

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Healthcare Industry, Education Etc.

The Capitol Fax Blog

New TIF money to be declared a surplus?

"One of the consequences of the property tax increase is more property tax revenue in TIF [Tax Increment Financing] districts," Burns said.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

City of Chicago

Divvy Breaks Single Day Record with 10,866 Trips on Saturday

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today that Divvy, Chicago's bike share system, broke its single-day record with 10,866 rides on Saturday, beating the previous highest tally set in September by 201 rides.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Chicago, IL, North Chicago, IL, Weather

Chicago Sun-Times

Mayor Emanuel tries to make property tax hike more palatable to Council

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is trying to make the bitter pill of a five-year, $250 million property tax increase to save two city employee pension funds a little easier to swallow for aldermen 10 months away from re-election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tax, Chicago, IL, Pat Quinn, US Governors

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Examiner.com

Cassidy bill proposes decriminiliazation for pot posession in Illinois

For many people, one of the most recent pressing social issues, other than marriage equality, are efforts to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana - an issue that, in particular, disproportionally affects racial minorities.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, Drugs, Marijuana, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

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