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Emanuel budget avoids pension woes
Oct. 15, 2014
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s 2015 budget includes some tax hikes, silence on pension crisis.
Emanuel ribs Clinton over 'dead broke' comment at book tour stop
Jun. 11, 2014
Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talked foreign policy and growing up in the Chicagoland area during a book tour stop here on Wednesday. But she didn’t address speculation about a possible 2016 presidential run.
Ferguson to stay on as City Hall watchdog
Jun. 5, 2014
Chicago Inspector General Joe Ferguson will not leave his post at the end of the summer, despite a history of public clashes with Emanuel’s administration.
Emanuel's proposal to reduce gun violence stalls
May. 19, 2014
A proposed state law intended to help reduce gun violence in Chicago is being shelved in Springfield in favor of forming a new committee to investigate the issue.
Emanuel skeptical of teachers union pension plan
May. 7, 2014
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration is voicing skepticism about some key aspects of the Chicago Teachers Union’s plans for shoring up the under-funded pensions for city teachers.
Plastic bags, pedicabs, pet coke to get Chicago crackdown
Apr. 30, 2014
Chicago aldermen Wednesday approved a flurry of new regulations at a busy City Council meeting. The new laws will affect everyone from grocery shoppers to pedicab drivers.
Feds seek arrest of former Emanuel aide
Apr. 25, 2014
U.S. Marshals in Ohio say Amer Ahmad, a former top aide to Mayor Rahm Emanuel who pleaded guilty to federal corruption charges, violated terms of his bail.
City Council panel passes plastic bag ban
Apr. 24, 2014
A Chicago City Council committee passed an ordinance to partially ban plastic grocery bags.
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