We're still waiting for that NATO money to materialize.
Aides to Mayor Rahm Emanuel have repeatedly said they?ve procured tens of millions of dollars in federal funding to cover security costs for the NATO summit?essentially an assurance that Chicagoans won?t be the only taxpayers who have to pony up for Emanuel?s idea of hosting the international meeting.…
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Mayor Rahm Emanuel and organizers for the May NATO summit promised that Chicago taxpayers would spend a dime toward the costs of the summit. On Friday the city filed its first reimbursement requests to federal authorities, the first... Read Post
"History doesn't repeat itself, but it often rhymes." This quote, which is often attributed to the satirist Mark Twain, is worth remembering when considering what a bid by Karen Lewis to replace Rahm Emanuel as mayor of Chicago migh... Read Post
The folks over at the Chicago Reader have been dutifully following the money around May's NATO summit in a case they have dubbed "the nebulous NATO grant funds." When the summit plans were first announced, a chunk of the money to pa... Read Post