Articles By Heather Cherone
With no new taxes or fees, Ald. Scott Waguespack cast the lone vote against the budget. Ald. Derrick Curtis was absent.
The project, which will cost $11 million in total, has been in the works for five years.
The city’s ticketing rules have been in the spotlight since an investigation found that thousands of mostly black and low-income motorists are filing for bankruptcy.
The man worked for Ald. Jason Ervin's organization more than two years ago, a spokesman said.
Target Took Taxpayer Money To Open North Side Store While Closing South Side Ones — That Won’t Happen Again, Rahm Vows
The city can't take back the TIF money it gave Target, but a new executive order will prohibit something like this from happening again.
Emanuel’s proposed $10.67 billion spending plan contains no new taxes or fee hikes — an election year gift to aldermen.
City officials first learned of the issue nearly six months ago.
The City Council will vote on a revised agreement that will allow the Obama Presidential Center to be built in Jackson Park.
Aldermen are set to consider a measure Monday that would add a 1 percent tax to the sale of any Chicago property worth $750,000 or more.