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Ray Suarez

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  • Aldermen add limos to street parking ban

    Aldermen add limos to street parking ban
    In the fight for precious parking in Chicago, aldermen have added limousines to the class of vehicles that aren't welcome on city streets. The City Council passed a proposal spearheaded by Northwest Side Ald. Ray Suarez, 31st, on Wednesday prohibiting...
  • Emanuel festivals chief defends Taste loss, Great Chicago Fire fizzle

    Emanuel festivals chief defends Taste loss, Great Chicago Fire fizzle
    Chicago’s arts and festivals chief on Wednesday defended last summer’s money-losing Taste of Chicago festival along with the first-time Great Chicago Fire Festival that culminated in a flame-out that disappointed tens of thousands of...
  • Aldermen want red light camera hearing at City Council

    Aldermen want red light camera hearing at City Council
    Nineteen Chicago aldermen supported a resolution today calling for a City Council hearing into the city’s troubled red-light camera program following a Chicago Tribune investigation that found thousands of drivers were ticketed for $100 fines they...
  • Chicago bedbug crackdown needs work, aldermen say

    Chicago bedbug crackdown needs work, aldermen say
    Chicago landlords, tenant advocates and aldermen agreed Tuesday that the city needs to take on a proliferating bedbug population but failed to agree on the approach. The bedbug issue surfaced during a three-hour hearing held by two City Council...
  • Reports of PBS NewsHour's death are greatly exaggerated [Letter]

    Reports of PBS NewsHour's death are greatly exaggerated [Letter]
    While TV critic David Zurawik's article accurately reported that the number of viewers is diminishing for the PBS NewsHour program, as well as for other news programs, there may an alternative view of why this is happening ("'PBS NewsHour' — on...
  • Chicago bed bug ordinance close to approval

    Chicago bed bug ordinance close to approval
    The City Council Health Committee on Thursday endorsed a proposal that would allow the city to fine landlords up to $2,000 a day for failing to take steps to eradicate bed bug infestations. The Chicago Association of Realtors opposed an earlier version,...
  • Emanuel speed camera ticket measure approved

    Emanuel speed camera ticket measure approved
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s controversial speed-camera ordinance that would ding violators with tickets of up to $100 won Chicago City Council approval today. The 33-14 vote came after the mayor made changes to the camera plan in an effort to build...
  • Chicago alderman pushes satellite dish crackdown

    Chicago alderman pushes satellite dish crackdown
    Tired of seeing satellite dishes bolted all over the fronts of residences in his Northwest Side ward, an alderman is advancing a plan he hopes would push satellite television providers to install them on the sides or rear of buildings in most cases....
  • Chicago aldermen want to quiet public at council meetings

    Chicago aldermen want to quiet public at council meetings
    Some of the City Council’s most influential aldermen proposed a crackdown today on crowd participation at council meetings that would ban everything from signs¬† and posters to clapping and booing in the public gallery. ¬† “No demonstration of...
  • Leading aldermen in no rush on City Council protester crackdown

    Leading aldermen in no rush on City Council protester crackdown
    The same aldermen who proposed new rules to limit crowd participation at City Council meetings said today they're in no hurry to see the rules enacted. “I don’t know if we are going to rush a hearing on it, actually,” said Ald....
  • Ald. Burke opposes Emanuel on charging religious schools for water

    Ald. Burke opposes Emanuel on charging religious schools for water
    One of the City Council’s most powerful members today questioned two key ways Mayor Rahm Emanuel has proposed to generate millions of dollars in revenue that would help close the city’s wide budget gap. Ald. Edward Burke, 14th, said he wanted...