| Dec 5, 2014
| 3:27 PM
Four years ago, recently departed White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel chose the crowded gymnasium of a North Side elementary school to formally kick off what he'd been building up to for weeks: a run for mayor of Chicago.
The venue, John C....
| Dec 6, 2014
| 4:31 PM
Often criticized for perpetuating a city of haves and have-nots, Mayor Rahm Emanuel fired back Saturday with his own tale of two cities — the old Chicago and new Chicago — as he kicked off his campaign for a second term.
Though he stuck with...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 10:39 AM
I’d welcome the movement of City Clerk Susana Mendoza to ticket Chicago auto owners who don’t purchase city stickers. Fully half of the cars in our building’s garage lack the vehicle tags. The city ordinance requires cars kept in the...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 12:07 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposal to toughen the city's dog license rules got the go-ahead Monday from a City Council panel.
The Budget Committee passed rules requiring a person who has a dog in public to be able to produce a registration tag or face...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 2:25 PM
More than 100,000 Chicago vehicle sticker scofflaws are in the sights of City Clerk Susana Mendoza, who is looking at new enforcement options like sending noncompliance tickets in the mail and booting vehicles with more than three citations.
| Oct 20, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Chicago motorists who fail to buy city vehicle stickers beware: Chicago City Clerk Susana Mendoza wants to crack down on scofflaws.
The City Clerk's office plans to use the Secretary of State vehicle registration data to go after the estimated 100,000...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 4:00 PM
The city of Chicago is blowing through its allotted police overtime budget for the second year in a row as Mayor Rahm Emanuel continues to grapple with high levels of violent crime, officials said Monday.
Budget Director Alexandra Holt told aldermen...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday gave his own take on his first-term accomplishments while presenting his 2015 budget proposal to the City Council, a speech that was as much a re-election pitch as a plan to manage the city’s tricky finances.
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:02 PM
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...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Chicago residents and businesses who get caught trying to avoid the city's motor vehicle sticker costs and higher insurance rates by registering their cars in nearby suburbs or other cities where fees aren't so steep would face stiffer penalties under a...
| May 14, 2014
| 3:31 PM
City Clerk Susana Mendoza is touting the extra revenue her office has collected without raising taxes as she prepares to run for re-election next year.
Mendoza said Wednesday that better enforcement of city vehicle sticker requirements brought in an...