05/09/2011 09:43 am ET | Updated Jul 09, 2011

Chicago Businesses Hope Rahm Will Slash Red Tape, Stable City Finances

Corporate Chicago got the man it wanted on the fifth floor of City Hall. He's selected the kind of team that would fit comfortably in any boardroom.

But when Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel takes office in a week, he's going to have to start delivering what business wants: stable city finances, better schools and, perhaps above all, a business-friendly, red-tape-slashing government makeover that many consider the only way to save Chicago's economy.

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