The City of Chicago is introducing broad changes to its taxi industry regulations.For one, the city is proposing new safety measures. Right now, drivers can work as many hours as they want, even if they're exhausted and shouldn't be driving.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said he's staying involved in getting the state's major tax package passed. Last week the tax package including incentives for the CME Group was shot down by the Illinois House of Representatives."
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants aldermen to approve a new organization aimed at helping small businesses.On Tuesday, the mayor unveiled his plans for the Chicago Microlending Institute, which he says will train potential lenders on how to advise and give loans to people starting small businesses.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said he'll continue working with lawmakers on a tax break package aimed to keep area businesses from leaving the state.On Tuesday, the House overwhelmingly rejected a $250 million tax package that included breaks for northwest suburban-based Sears.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Thursday a new outpatient center at Northwestern Memorial Hospital could bring hundreds of jobs to the city.Emanuel said the new center, which would be dedicated primarily to diagnostic and therapeutic services, could create 650 new permanent jobs and 700 temporary co
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is defending proposed fine increases for drivers who use fake, stolen or altered disability placards to park.The proposed ordinance calls for violators to pay up to $1,000 per violation.