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Chicago Libraries And The Battle Between Rahm Emanuel, Unions

Posted 01.10.2012 | Chicago

When the Chicago Public Library announced via Facebook that nearly all branches would be closed Monday, it raised a few eyebrows. After all, there was...

Emanuel Agrees To Some Budget Changes

Posted 01.04.2012 | Chicago

After hearing feedback from aldermen and residents, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Friday that he would make $10 million in changes to his propo...

Fees, Cuts & Closures: A Look At Rahm's Budget Plan

Posted 12.12.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's first budget proposal was unveiled Wednesday, and as the mayor said previously--it's bound to make some people unhappy. ...

City Libraries Slashing Hours After Layoffs

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

Chicago's 76 branch public libraries will cut back their weekday hours, effective Jan. 2, to minimize the impact of recent layoffs that have books sta...