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Will Quinn Campaign Get Minimum Wage Increase Back on Track?

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 10.23.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

This could be an uphill battle, however, due to two statistics: Illinois already has the highest minimum wage in the region and unemployment is 9.2 percent -- second highest in the nation.

Alderman Proposes Tax Hike On Soda, Sugary Drinks

Posted 02.17.2012 | Chicago

A Chicago alderman on Thursday introduced a resolution calling on the City Council to look into a new tax on soft drinks and energy drinks -- a propos...

Joseph Erbentraut

Should Chicago Ban Plastic Bags?

HuffingtonPost.com | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 12.21.2011 | Chicago

Though they are often as ubiquitous in the city as stop signs or parking meters, plastic bags have become the target of one Chicago alderman's quest t...