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Joseph A. Moore

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • G-8 is pulled from Chicago — but NATO, security concerns and global spotlight stay

    G-8 is pulled from Chicago — but NATO, security concerns and global spotlight stay
    Chicago's star turn on the world stage was cut in half Monday after President Barack Obama made a surprise shift of the May G-8 international summit from his hometown to Camp David. The full complement of downtown security concerns remains however....
  • Emanuel wants to point cameras at speeders

    Emanuel wants to point cameras at speeders
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel is asking state lawmakers to allow Chicago to use red-light cameras to automatically ticket drivers who speed through school safety zones. The administration says it’s about public safety, but skeptics note violators would pay...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • Mayor backs down on new protest fines

    Mayor backs down on new protest fines
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday backed off a plan to increase fines for resisting arrest, his latest retreat in the face of complaints from aldermen and protesters that he is trying to muzzle free speech during the May summits of world leaders. Satisfied...
  • 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&...
  • Emanuel gets protest curbs, spending power

    Emanuel gets protest curbs, spending power
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel easily won approval Wednesday for two measures that will tighten parade rules, increase fines for violating the restrictions and give him unfettered power to spend money on two international summits coming to Chicago in May. Only a...