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Will Emanuel Dominick's Grocery Task Force Ring Up Sales?

David Ormsby | Posted 02.26.2014 | Chicago
David Ormsby

The typical government task force often surfaces when solid policy solutions are politically radioactive or in short supply. Mayor Rahm Emanuel's Chr...

What's in Illinois' income tax future?

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 09.22.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

TAX TALK Illinois lawmakers face some tough choices about our state income tax. In 2011, they raised the income tax from 3 to 5 percent for four years...

Chicago Could Be The Next City To Reject Citizens United, Corporate Personhood

Posted 07.23.2012 | Chicago

A Chicago alderman on Monday was set to officially unveil a new resolution opposing the Supreme Court's 2010 ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Elec...

Who Is the Next Joe Moore?

Kyle Hillman | Posted 07.10.2012 | Chicago
Kyle Hillman

Since Alderman Joe Moore is now the mayor's supporter, who is going to be the next Joe Moore?

City Declared A 'Torture-Free Zone,' But Can It Escape Its Ugly Past?

Posted 01.13.2012 | Chicago

A City Council committee on Thursday approved a resolution declaring Chicago a "torture-free zone," after years of alleged police misconduct gave the ...

WATCH: Rahm 'Mic Checked' By Occupy Protesters

Posted 11.22.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Rahm Emanuel was scheduled to deliver a few remarks Monday evening to celebrate the opening of "Lightscape: A Multisensory Experience," a part o...

Southwest Side Coal Plants: Clean Them Up or Shut Them Down

Miguel del Valle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Miguel del Valle

Along with our city's parking and politics, I will lead efforts to clean up the pollution responsible for thousands of asthma attacks, hundreds of ER visits, and dozens of deaths.

At the Altar of Coal-Fired Plants: Chicago's Day of the Dead Procession Calls for Clean Energy Leadership

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jeff Biggers

More than 66 premature deaths, 104 heart attacks, and thousands of asthma attacks and cases of chronic bronchitis--that is the tragic symbol at the al...

Rahm, Carol, Tom, Luis and Rev. Meeks: Chicago's Next Green Mayor Will Join Sunday's Clean Air Race

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jeff Biggers

All candidates in Chicago's mayoral race have one thing in common: Like millions of afflicted Chicago residents, they're all breathing the same canker...

Chicago's Recycling Problem: Thousands Of Bins, No Solid Program

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

If you live in Chicago, chances are you have been irritated by the city's lack of a decent recycling program. Some folks sneak across the street (int...

Street Cleaning Starts Tomorrow...Mayor Daley's Way

The Expired Meter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It was a good try, but no...quorum. A vote shy of the number needed to call a special session of the city council, the Mayor's compromise will move...

Chicago's Coal-Free Future: Clean Power Coalition Lights the Way

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jeff Biggers

Consider this: The Fisk Generation Station in Pilsen, which has spewed nearly 50,000 tons of toxic pollution over the past three years, was built before the invention of the Model T.

Aldermen Approve 'Watered-Down' Ethics Reform, Will Choose Their Own Inspector General

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The City Council agreed today to hire its own inspector general, with the power to investigate aldermen and their employees, but only after sworn comp...

Alderman Letting Constituents Decide How To Spend $1M

Time Out Chicago | Jake Malooley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

One of the perpetual gripes in this city concerns our politicians' fiscal recklessness. Well, now 49th Ward Ald. Joe Moore is giving a significant par...

Ald. Joe Moore Reportedly Blew Up When Barred From Governor's Reception

Lake Effect News | LORRAINE SWANSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A little birdie called us from Saturday night's IVI-IPO fundraiser at the Metropolitan Club. Seems like Ald. Joe Moore (49th Ward) tried to crash a pr...

Alderman Offers To Cover Constituents' Overnight Parking Costs

Chi-Town Daily News | SAMANTHA LISS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Alderman Joe Moore (D-49) will provide the Park District with $89,000 a year for three years to prevent his constituents from paying overnight parking...

Daley Let Foie Gras Ban Pass To Setup Aldermen: Claim

Chicago Tribune | Dan Mihalopoulos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

One of Daley's most powerful allies suggests that the mayor could have nipped the council's foie gras passion before it ever bloomed into a target of ...

The Morse Theater In Rogers Park May Close After Just Four Months

Chi-Town Daily News | NATASHA WASINSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A city alderman is trying to stop the closing of Morse Theatre, a live-music venue in Rogers Park that debuted only four months ago. A concert last F...

Chicago Factory Workers Protest (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE A meeting to resolve the sit-in Monday night ended without success, but representatives from Bank of America, Republic and the union agreed to...

Foie Gras Ban Alderman To Get Award

NBC 5 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Although Chicago's ban on foie gras was rolled back last spring, the man who championed the initial ban campaign is being honored this weekend for his...

Rogers Park Residents Mobilize To Fight Crime

Chi-Town Daily News | Tasneem Nomanbhai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Curbing drug and gang activity, youth-related crime and public drunkenness topped the agenda of a Town Hall meeting on public safety held earlier this...

Alderman Tries To Cut Inspector General Out Of City Budget

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Ald. Bernard Stone (50th) struck out Monday in his attempt to write Inspector General David Hoffman out of the city budget in retaliation for an absen...

President Obama: Chicago Aldermen Come Knocking

Chicago Tribune | Dan Mihalopoulos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After the appropriate nod to the history made by Barack Obama's presidential election, Chicago aldermen quickly got to the bottom-line, City Hall styl...