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James Balcer

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  • Abandoned building owners could get jail time for deaths, injuries

     
    Posted by John Byrne at 11:35 a.m. Responding to the recent deaths of Chicago firefighters in a roof collapse, aldermen today approved a measure allowing owners of vacant buildings to be jailed for up to six months if violations cause...
  • Chicago City Council puts off vote on clean power ordinance

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 11:13 a.m. A pair of Chicago City Council committees put off a vote today on a controversial ordinance that would force two coal-fired plants to convert to cleaner natural gas, cut their operations or shut...

    Chicago alderman praises military on bin Laden kill, now tasked with honoring troops

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 4:34 p.m. Former U.S. Marine Ald. James Balcer today sung the praises of the military today and found himself tasked with finding a way to honor the forces that took out Osama bin Laden. Balcer,...

    Alderman wants ticker tape parade to honor SEAL team that killed bin Laden

     
    Posted by John Byrne at 12:05 p.m. A ticker tape parade would be held in honor of the Navy SEAL team that killed Osama bin Laden under a proposal introduced today in the Chicago City Council. The order, sponsored by...

    Emanuel unveils plan for City Council leadership

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 7:10 p.m. A majority of Chicago aldermen have agreed with Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel on a City Council committee structure that would weaken the influence of Ald. Edward Burke, 14th. Under the new structure outlined today...