Mayor Emanuel faces some daunting challenges now that he’s getting down to the business of governance: fixing schools, cleaning up crime, fighting a legacy of corruption and patronage, and patching the city’s enormous budget deficit, among others.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel had some sharp words Thursday for the way former Mayor Richard Daley used money meant for economic development.Emanuel said tax increment financing districts, better known as TIFs, are an important economic tool for Chicago's neighborhoods.
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 begins his first full day as the 46th mayor of Chicago on Tuesday. But along with the perks of the 5th floor office, Emanuel inherits big problems and huge expectations.Thousands of people showed up to see him take oath at Millennium Park on Monday.