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  • 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...
  • Meet the meter tax -- Latest parking insult is likely not the last

     
    Just when you thought you couldn't get any more indignant about the deal that privatized the city's parking-meter operations … Those who park at the 17 city-owned lots near neighborhood shopping districts are now being charged city and county taxes....
  • 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....
  • Report: Rendell Joins Investment Firm To Work On Infrastructure Deals.

     
    OK. So We Didn't See This One Coming. Fortune reports today that former Gov. Ed has joined investment bank Greenhilll & Co (GHL) as a senior adviser focused on "public-private partnerships, infrastructure projects and advising governments on a wide range....
  • Cannon wants a new committee to shake up government

     
    TALLAHASSEE — House Speaker Dean Cannon has created a select committee to handle talk of blowing up state agencies this year, and wants the panel to ”thoughtfully and systematically pursue true reform and avoid the temptation to make ch...
  • Corbett Hints At More Privatization To Balance The Books.

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett on Saturday ... ... hinted at an increased privatization of public services, most notably the sale of state-owned liquor stores, to close a more than $4 billion budget deficit and to pay for such long-term needs as......