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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...

City May Collect On Overdue Fines By Docking State Tax Returns

Posted 02.14.2012 | Chicago

Do you owe the city of Chicago some money for an overdue parking ticket or other fines? Under a proposal approved Tuesday by the City Council Budget C...

Rahm: City Has Exceeded Cost-Cutting Goal

Posted 12.19.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Monday that the city has exceeded its already lofty goal to save the Chicago taxpayers $75 million by the year's end. ...

City Dog License Sales Surge Amid Threatened Crackdown

Posted 01.11.2012 | Chicago

More than 2,000 Chicago dog licenses have reportedly been sold in the two weeks -- raising $20,000 in revenue -- in the two weeks since the city anno...

Rahm Pushes For Ads On City's Parking Pay Boxes, Trash Cans

Posted 01.09.2012 | Chicago

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is expected on Wednesday to introduce another new revenue stream for the city: selling advertising space on the city's park...

City Closed, But Parking Meters And Tickets Still In Full Effect

Parking Ticket Geek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Parking tickets will continue to be issued and city boot vans will still be busy booting eligible vehicles Monday, despite the entire City of Chicago ...