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Emanuel's TIF Panel Demands More Oversight, Transparency

Posted 10.29.2011 | Chicago

A task force formed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel during his first week in office to evaluate Tax Increment Financing (TIF) submitted a 100-page report to the...

Meet The Team That's Tackling Chicago's $500 Million Shadow Budget

Chicago Tribune | Posted 07.19.2011 | Chicago

Fulfilling a campaign promise, Mayor Rahm Emanuel today impaneled a committee to study the effectiveness of the special property tax districts that pr...

Terry Peterson, Former Housing Authority Chief, To Become CTA Board Chair

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

Former Chicago Housing Authority chief Terry Peterson, who has emerged as one of Mayor Daley's closest political confidantes, is the mayor's choice to...

CTA Shakeup: Board Chair Carole Brown, Vice Chair Susan Leonis Resign

Chicago Sun-Times | FRAN SPIELMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CTA Board Chairwoman Carole Brown and her co-hort, Vice Chair Susan Leonis, resigned today, creating a leadership vacuum at the chronically-troubled m...

CTA Locked In Gas Prices At High Rate 66% Above Market

Chicago Sun-Times | MARY WISNIEWSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The CTA took a big bet on fuel prices this year, and so far is losing big. The transit agency, facing a budget shortfall of $242 million, is paying $...

Who Stole the 'L' Stop at Washington/State?

Mike Doyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mike Doyle

It may be the biggest heist in Chicago history, folks, and it's right under our noses. Or our feet, anyway.

CTA Chair Carole Brown Wants To Follow Obama To Washington

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman and Mary Wisniewski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CTA Board Chairwoman Carole Brown is itching to join the Obama administration -- possibly in the Treasury Department. Last year, the Harvard-educated ...

Obama's Cabinet: Which Chicagoans Are Washington-Bound?

Crain's Chicago Business | Greg Hinz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The buzzing and maneuvering and pondering has been percolating for many weeks -- unmistakably, if quietly. But now that the winner of the White House...