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Clout StreetMayor Rahm Emanuel said today he’s willing to discuss alternatives to his proposed budget after a majority of the Chicago City Council fired off a letter expressing concerns about social service and public safety cuts in his spending plan. The...
Clout StreetThe protracted, clout-heavy fight over a multi-million dollar contract to run the restaurants and stores in O’Hare airport’s international terminal moved a step closer to being resolved today. The City Council Aviation Committee endorsed...
Tags: Contracts, Rahm Emanuel, Rentals, Michael Zalewski, Chicago
Clout StreetMayor Rahm Emanuel won approval today of a 25-year deal that will replace a clout-heavy concession operator at O’Hare Airport’s international terminal with a company that’s pledged to invest $26.2 million to improve the quality of...
Tribune reportersChicago aldermen are expected to pass Mayor Rahm Emanuel's $6.3 billion budget plan by a wide margin today. Chicagoans who abide by city rules face higher fees for water, vehicle stickers and garage parking. And woe to city residents who run afoul of...
Tags: Rahm Emanuel, Pat Quinn, Fines, Illinois Governor, Chicago Mayor
Clout StPosted by Hal Dardick at 3:06 p.m. The Chicago Federation of Labor today endorsed a hospital executive over the Democratic committeeman in the race to become the new alderman in Lincoln Park. Tim Egan, vice president of governmental affairs at......
Clout StPosted by Rick Pearson at 7:42 p.m. Candidates in Chicago’s 14 aldermanic run-off contests have reported raising $1.6 million in big-dollar contributions since the February election, including more than $200,000 from Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel’s...
Change of SubjectThen -- from Emanuel, Burke, big labor pour money into runoffs (April 1) Now -- from Stone, Lyle lose as Chicago City Council gets makeover (current) Then: Ald. Freddrenna Lyle, who has represented the South Side's 6th Ward for 13......
Clout StPosted by Cynthia Dizikes, Monique Garcia, Dahleen Glanton and Kristen Mack at 7:20 p.m.; last updated at 9:05 p.m. Long-serving 6th Ward Ald. Freddrenna Lyle conceded defeat tonight to challenger Roderick Sawyer, son of former Chicago Mayor Eugene...
Clout StPosted by Hal Dardick and John Byrne at 8:10 p.m. The candidate on the short end of a very close 45th Ward aldermanic election is going to wait until more ballots are counted Friday before deciding on a recount. Unofficial......
Clout StPosted by Hal Dardick at 3:01 p.m. John Arena appears to be the unofficial victor by a hair in his 45th Ward aldermanic contest against John Garrido after absentee ballots were counted today, but the final vote tally won’t be......
Clout StPosted by Hal Dardick at 8:48 p.m. The close results in the 45th Ward Chicago aldermanic election will go unchallenged. John Garrido said today that he won't ask for a recount against John Arena, who won the April 5 runoff......
Tribune reportersVoter turnout for Chicago's aldermanic runoffs appeared to come in at less than 25 percent, though some wards on the North and Northwest Sides saw heavier turnout, officials say. Complaints were also low, though a candidate in the 16th Ward was charged...
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