Chicago mayoral candidate Carol Moseley Braun says the deal that privatized parking meters is a financial disaster for the city, and she says she'll try to break it if elected.At a Monday news conference the former U.S.
Potential Chicago mayoral candidate Carol Moseley Braun says the city's parking meter lease should never have exceeded 20 years.Braun said Wednesday that Mayor Daley's 2008 deal privatizing the city's 36,000 parking meters for 75 years is a "disaster."She wants the lease undone either thro
A Cook County judge is allowing a lawsuit over Chicago's controversial parking meter deal to move forward.Cook County Judge Richard Billik on Thursday threw out some of the lawsut, but the bulk of it remains.
A non-partisan government watchdog group is opposing Chicago's 2011 fiscal year budget. The Civic Federation says it won't support the nearly $6.2 billion dollar budget because it doesn't address the city's structural deficit effectively.Laurence Msall is the group's president.