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  • 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 detail that ferries him around town, earpieces and all.
  • 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...

    Devil in the details with city finances

    Devil in the details with city finances
    In the telling of Mayor Rahm Emanuel, his four years in office have been a clinic in bold and decisive response to financial crisis while election rival Jesus "Chuy" Garcia is a man without a plan who would dig the hole deeper for city taxpayers. The...

    Emanuel ally: Property tax hike likely in second term

    Emanuel ally: Property tax hike likely in second term
    A key ally of Rahm Emanuel on Monday said the mayor will have to raise property taxes to cover ballooning city worker pension payments before trying to walk back the statement in the heat of a tight mayoral campaign. Ald. Carrie Austin, 34th, the City...

    2nd Ward aldermanic race tops $1 million

    2nd Ward aldermanic race tops $1 million
    If money talks, it will have a lot to say in the new 2nd Ward come Election Day. More than $1 million has poured into the campaign coffers of the six candidates who want to represent the ward, which cuts across 13 North Side neighborhoods stretching from...