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  • Emanuel's planned spending freeze just a first step

    Emanuel's planned spending freeze just a first step
    Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel plans to begin curbing the city's spending habits as soon as he takes office Monday. On "Day One," he will put a freeze on just about everything but paychecks and bills coming due. That will help fulfill his pledge to cut $75...
  • Private money for public projects urged

    The O'Malley administration estimates Maryland could raise up to $315 million a year from private investors to help pay for highways, bridges and other needed projects, Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown said Friday. Some other states are doing more to tap into...
  • Emanuel to meet with airline executives today

    Emanuel to meet with airline executives today
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel will meet with airline executives today, saying he will be looking for ways for Chicago to keep its edge as a transportation center. Emanuel pointed to the Chicago presence of United Airlines, American Airlines, Boeing and electronic...
  • Emanuel to send out layoff notices today

    Emanuel to send out layoff notices today
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel said today he will send layoff notices to up to 625 city employees as he tries to close a hole in the budget he inherited. Custodians, call center operators at the city's water department and seasonal workers at the Department of...
  • Unions say Emanuel should cut patronage, improve efficiency to save money

    Unions say Emanuel should cut patronage, improve efficiency to save money
    City Hall labor unions today released a report that says Mayor Rahm Emanuel could save more than $242 million if he cut middle management, reduced the number of private contractors and improved efficiency in government. The recommendations are a response...
  • Broken budget awaits next mayor

    Broken budget awaits next mayor
    The successor to Mayor Richard Daley will inherit a spacious fifth-floor City Hall suite, a wellspring of local and national prestige and a crushing financial mess that could leave Chicago's new leader pondering the wisdom of seeking the job in the...
  • Lake County-run nursing homes becoming a luxury

    Lake County-run nursing homes becoming a luxury
    For seven years Monica Behnke has lived in Winchester House, one of the few government-run nursing homes left in Illinois. Its operations are mostly funded by Medicaid, with the taxpayers of Lake County making up the difference. Behnke, 79, a former...
  • Alibaba.com shareholders OK $2.5 billion privatization bid

    Alibaba Group Holding, the Chinese e-commerce giant that looks a bit like a mash-up of EBay, PayPal and Amazon, plans to pay $2.5 billion to snatch back Yahoo Inc.’s 27% stake in Alibaba.com. Minority shareholders approved a plan Friday to offer...
  • Could new union deal stall liquor store privatization?

     
    That's the seriously provocative question asked by the AP in a story noting that the union that represents 3,500 state store employees has ratified a new labor contract that runs through mid-2015. Here's part of the story: "One union leader......
  • Broward Health to throw brakes on privatization

     
    I've spent the last month criticizing North Broward Hospital District commissioners for their hasty and ill-informed decision to authorize the privatization of the tax-subsidized Broward Health system. Thankfully, a few open-minded commissioners have...
  • Illinois Senate debate Mark Kirk vs Alexi Giannoulias

     
    Full debate transcript courtesy of ABC News....