The Emanuel administration is looking seriously at changing the rates for taxi cab rides in Chicago.Cab drivers in Chicago have long argued for a raise, and Rosemary Krimbel is giving them reason to be optimistic.
A top Chicago official is criticizing the way her party is filling her former Illinois House seat.
Susana Mendoza resigned as District 1 representative last month to become city clerk. To replace her, the district’s Democratic ward committeemen chose Chicago police Sgt. Dena Carli.
There was some pomp but little substance as Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel presided over his first city council meeting Wednesday.Around 10 a.m., Rahm Emanuel took his place at the podium and called the meeting to order. Unlike Mayor Richard M.
Rahm Emanuel is now Chicago's mayor. Emanuel was sworn-in late Monday morning in Millennium Park downtown. WBEZ's political reporter Sam Hudzik was there, and he joined host Melba Lara to break down inauguration day and what's ahead for Mayor Emanuel.