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The case of the nebulous NATO grant funds

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.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to t
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City Submits $15 Million Police Overtime Tab To Feds

United States / Chicago : Chicagoist (2 years ago)

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

Race, poverty and politics: Springfield passes some bills at deadline, skips some; gun violence on the rise; where's the NATO money?

United States / Chicago : Chicago Muckrakers (2 years ago)

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

Rahm's Readers exceed goal: 2.7 million books read

United States / Chicago : Redeye Chicago (10 minutes ago)

Mayor Emanuel is a gambling man. This time, it paid off... again. More than 83,000 children in Chicago read a collective total of 2.7 million books this summer as part of the free Rahm's Readers Summer Learning Challenge, Mayor Eman... Read Post


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