Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says City Hall ethics laws are in need of "a real scrubbing".An ethics task force, appointed by Emanuel, announced recommendations Monday to increase transparency and accountability. Emanuel said he'll work with Ald.
After a design submitted by a high school student was scrapped for having symbols perceived to be gang-related, the office of Chicago’s City Clerk came up with its own design for this year’s vehicle sticker.
The mayor is promising an ordinance that would trim the types of business licenses the city requires by 60 percent. He says the measure, planned for City Council introduction on Wednesday, would cut the number from 117 to 49 and make it easier for companies to operate in the city.
An administrative law judge has denied protesters' request to march though downtown Chicago at the start of the NATO summit. City officials say they don't have the resources to deal with both motorcades and protestors during the summit's start on May 20.