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  • Alderman: Stop free city trash hauling for larger buildings

    Alderman: Stop free city trash hauling for larger buildings
    A Southwest Side alderman wants to cut the city's trash hauling costs by cutting off free garbage pickup provided for many buildings with more than four apartments or condominiums.
  • Emanuel cracks joke about a mom, a son and the two sweaters

    Emanuel cracks joke about a mom, a son and the two sweaters
    Chicago aldermen on Wednesday finally ended a deadlock on naming someone to give them analysis of big-ticket proposals coming out of the mayor's office, picking a onetime budget aide to former Gov. Pat Quinn. The selection of Ben Winick to head up the...

    Emanuel loyalists prosper in new City Council power structure

    Emanuel loyalists prosper in new City Council power structure
    Despite the talk of a newly assertive Chicago City Council, aldermen on Wednesday are expected to overwhelmingly approve a new committee structure that rewards loyalists to Mayor Rahm Emanuel with coveted chairmanships. The plum assignments come with...

    Rahm's rule: Aldermen get a pass

    Rahm's rule: Aldermen get a pass
    If Mayor Rahm Emanuel were serious about reforming city government, he would have followed through on a threat he murmured in 2011 to nudge Ald. Ed Burke out as Finance Committee chairman and strip him of his hopped-up, Secret Service-style security...

    Alderman: Name street in honor of slain Fenger High student Derrion Albert

    Alderman: Name street in honor of slain Fenger High student Derrion Albert
    A South Side street in Chicago could be named in honor of 16-year-old Fenger High School sophomore Derrion Albert, whose brutal death more than five years ago was captured on video and stunned the country. Ald. Carrie Austin (34th) introduced an...