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  • Emanuel task force: Raise Chicago minimum wage to $13 by 2018

    Emanuel task force: Raise Chicago minimum wage to $13 by 2018
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s task force recommended Monday that Chicago’s minimum wage be ramped up to $13 an hour by 2018, an idea that comes as City Hall faces pressure to act on the issue while Democrats nationally try to make income disparity a...
  • Emanuel urges Cubs, rooftop owners to avoid court

    Emanuel urges Cubs, rooftop owners to avoid court
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today offered the latest tea leaves to read in the ongoing saga over possible renovations to Wrigley Field, saying he encouraged the Chicago Cubs and owners of rooftop buildings to continue to negotiate on a deal that would avoid a...
  • Chicago aldermen reduce oversight of their campaign fundraising

    Chicago aldermen reduce oversight of their campaign fundraising
    The City Council today voted to give the job of campaign finance oversight of aldermen to a city agency that doesn’t want it, a move that the council’s watchdog said will be viewed as “a cynical ploy” to avoid scrutiny.  ...
  • Petcoke firm threatens lawsuit over city rules

    Petcoke firm threatens lawsuit over city rules
    Escalating a fight with Mayor Rahm Emanuel, a company that stores enormous mounds of petroleum coke on Chicago's Southeast Side is threatening to sue unless city officials allow the gritty piles to remain uncovered for another four years. KCBX Terminals,...
  • City Hall details review of red light camera tickets

    City Hall details review of red light camera tickets
    City Hall plans to start sending out letters Friday to at least 9,000 drivers with details of the review process to determine whether the city sends them $100 refunds for red light camera citations issued during unexplained, suspicious spikes in tickets....
  • Alderman: Helen Keller could see graffiti cancer in Chicago

    Alderman: Helen Keller could see graffiti cancer in Chicago
    The small percentage of graffiti vandals who get nabbed by Chicago police would face potentially higher fines under a proposal put forward by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and endorsed Thursday by the City Council Public Safety Committee. Aldermen, city...
  • Judge: Daley won't have to testify due to health

    Judge: Daley won't have to testify due to health
    Richard M. Daley won't have to take the witness stand in the case over the city's controversial contract with a clout-heavy group of investors to run a Millennium Park restaurant after attorneys for the Park Grill agreed it would be a “medical...
  • Emanuel on red light ticket refunds: 'Not for me to decide'

    Emanuel on red light ticket refunds: 'Not for me to decide'
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel won’t say whether thousands of drivers who received red light camera citations during a series of suspicious ticket spikes should receive refunds for the $100 fines they have paid to the city. The Emanuel administration has been...
  • Emanuel touts progressive issues in NYC ahead of re-election bid

    Emanuel touts progressive issues in NYC ahead of re-election bid
    NEW YORK — Seated under the crystal chandeliers in the ornate ballroom of New York’s official residence Monday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel related the story of a poor, single mother from Pilsen who chose to put off getting a job after discovering...
  • Cops in SOS unit amassed citizen complaints

    For eight years, a controversial list of the most complained-against Chicago cops remained under seal while the city fought its release in court battle after court battle. But after a last-ditch effort by the union failed to stop it, the list was...
  • Clerk reissued more than 12,000 city stickers

     Clerk reissued more than 12,000 city stickers
    The Chicago city clerk's office had to reprint and remail city stickers to more than 12,000 motorists this year because the stickers hadn't arrived at residents' homes long after they paid. City Clerk Susana Mendoza has touted her office's move toward...