Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to temporarily change some city rules and regulations during the upcoming G8 and NATO summits.Emanuel introduced an ordinance during a City Council meeting Wednesday that, if passed, would significantly increase fines for resisting a police officer from $25-$500 to $
The City Colleges of Chicago will soon start focusing on vocational training with the help of local businesses. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said the region needs more skilled workers in fields like healthcare, high-end manufacturing and hospitality."
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.