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  • Open thread: The Weeks in Review

     
    The "Weeks in Review" feature is an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of......
  • 49th Ward residents ask alderman to oppose charter schools

    49th Ward residents ask alderman to oppose charter schools
    Hundreds of North Side residents are asking their alderman, Joe Moore, to publicly oppose the opening of future charter schools in Chicago's 49th ward. On Sunday night, the residents gathered at the Willye White Field House to discuss several issues,...
  • G-8 summit to be held at Camp David, not Chicago

    G-8 summit to be held at Camp David, not Chicago
    President Obama is moving one of two major world summits from Chicago to the presidential retreat near Washington, with an aide saying the president has decided he wants a more "intimate" setting than his hometown for the May gathering.   The Group of...
  • Chicago alderman wants ban on discrimination against jobless

    Chicago alderman wants ban on discrimination against jobless
    A freshman Chicago alderman concerned about the potential for a new class of permanently unemployed workers wants to ban the rejection of job applicants because of bad credit histories or gaps in employment. The goal, said Ald. Ameya Pawar, 47th, is to...
  • Emanuel willing to talk budget alternatives with aldermen

    Emanuel willing to talk budget alternatives with aldermen
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel said today he’s willing to discuss alternatives to his proposed budget after a majority of the Chicago City Council fired off a letter expressing concerns about social service and public safety cuts in his spending plan. The...
  • Chicago aldermen approve Emanuel's G-8, NATO protest crackdown

    Chicago aldermen approve Emanuel's G-8, NATO protest crackdown
    The Chicago City Council today easily approved measures to tighten parade rules, increase fines and give Mayor Rahm Emanuel power to spend money on a pair of May summits of world leaders. Dozens of protesters concerned about what they say are the mayor&...
  • Ald. Moore lobbies senators on IEPA director post

    Ald. Moore lobbies senators on IEPA director post
    Chicago Ald. Joe Moore said he didn’t want to be “presumptuous” that Gov. Pat Quinn soon could be naming him the new director of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency. But as the 49th Ward alderman worked the hallway behind the...
  • Mayor prods aldermen on construction funds

    Mayor prods aldermen on construction funds
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today prodded aldermen to pick from an approved list of construction projects when spending $1.3 million a year in discretionary funds within their wards. Aldermen this year will still be able to spend so-called menu money as they...
  • City Council approves Emanuel's controversial rebuilding plan

    City Council approves Emanuel's controversial rebuilding plan
    The Chicago City Council approved Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s controversial plan to lure private money for public-works projects, tossing aside concerns from some aldermen that there's not enough oversight. Aldermen voted 41-7 to approve the Chicago...
  • Emanuel wants consultant to make trash collection more efficient

    Emanuel wants consultant to make trash collection more efficient
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel is looking to hire a private consultant to study how garbage is collected to help Chicago switch from its time-honored ward-by-ward trash pickup to a grid-based system. The new administration says it just wants to figure out whether...
  • Emanuel's budget unanimously approved

    Emanuel's budget unanimously approved
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel's budget passed the Chicago City Council unanimously today, handing the mayor a major victory in his first year on the job. The 50-0 vote sets the city down a path next year of fee increases, layoffs of city workers and other belt-...