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Chicago's Attempts at Fighting Graffiti

Photo by Duncan C./Flickr Mayor Rahm Emanuel introduced a bill in city council on Wednesday that would double the fines for those who graffiti in the city, going from $500 to $1000. This is a measure intended to fight...

Mayor Rahm Emanuel Asks Obama to Send a Thousand Illegals to Chicago

Chicago already has detention facilities for nearly 500 illegal aliens, but Chicago's Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants one thousand more, all at the taxpayers' expense. Late last week, Chicago's Democrat mayor announced that he intended to expand Chicago's housing facilities for illegals by 1,000 beds. Show More Summary

More "Free" Stuff

Once again, more money to pay for the pandering Rahm has to do : Sneed hears Mayor Rahm Emanuel is this/close to rolling out a plan to fund free preschool enrollment for 4-year-olds from low income families.“Watch for the mayor to build...Show More Summary

City's Office of Inspector General To Review Controversial Red-Light Camera Program

At the behest of both Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Department of Transportation Commissioner Rebekah Scheinfeld, the city's Office of Inspector General will review the controversial red light camera program. [ more › ]

1,000 More?

Rahm is pandering again, sucking up to the left and assisting Obama in destroying the border: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, a former Obama administration chief of staff, wants to expand the city’s efforts to house young illegal immigrants...Show More Summary

Red light camera tickets a hot mess in Chicago

BY BRADY CREMEENS | Special to Watchdog.org CHICAGO — A substantial city revenue source has come under fire this week as Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced 9,000 drivers would be allowed to contest tickets they received from red light cameras. Since 2007, the city of Chicago has issued more than four million tickets via red...

Feds trying to extradite former Chicago comptroller Amer Ahmad from Pakistan

Federal authorities are trying to extradite former Chicago comptroller Amer Ahmad from Pakistan to face sentencing in a bribery scheme in Ohio he took part in before coming to work for Mayor Rahm Emanuel

City Lists Details Of Sketchy Red-Light Camera Ticket Review Process

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said the growing scandal was unacceptable. [ more › ]

CPS Grads Get Five Points

Why? Union firefighters are threatening to sue over a city initiative that gives graduates of Chicago Public Schools preferential treatment in city hiring, just as Mayor Rahm Emanuel trumpets a new round of recruitment for the Fire Department.Emanuel's...Show More Summary

Emanuel sidesteps fairness question on suspicious red light camera tickets

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday defended the review system he has set up for thousands of motorists who got $100 red light camera fines during a series of unexplained ticket spikes, but sidestepped the question of whether it’s unfair that such citations were imposed inconsistently as a Tribune investigation found.

Emanuel OK with Daley skipping Park Grill testimony

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said today that he is OK with former Mayor Richard M. Daley not testifying in the Park Grill trial, but at the same time lobbed some criticism, saying taxpayers were taken advantage of during Daley’s time in offic...

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel'sbid to crack down on graffiti by increasing fines for vandalism will go before aldermen today.

Emanuel on red light ticket refunds: 'Not for me to decide'

Mayor Rahm Emanuel won’t say whether thousands of drivers who received red light camera citations during a series of suspicious ticket spikes should receive refunds for the $100 fines they have paid to the city.

Common Explains Why ‘Nobody’s Smiling’ In Chicago

Over Independence Day weekend, 60 people were shot and nine were killed. 415 people were murdered in Chicago last year; its murder rate is three times that of New York, leading Mayor Rahm Emanuel to call gun violence Chicago’s “most urgent problem.” That’s precisely why Common decided to dedicate his latest album to his hometown and its issues.

Hugging It Out

It is rough sledding for Chicago-area Democrats these days – from Mayor Rahm Emanuel to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and his boss, the POTUS. But they can take solace from tiny thaws in the Cold War. CSN Chicago reports that while Emanuel is still Public Enemy #1 with most municipal unions, he remains the […]

Emanuel won't take questions on red light ticket spikes

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is scheduled to be out for a photo opportunity this afternoon at a school, but for the fifth straight day he won't answer questions about a Tribune investigation that revealed a series of suspicious red light camera ticket spikes around the city that stuck thousands of drivers with $100 fines.

Let's Have a Meeting!

But don't let the general public know what's going on in it : After yet another bloody summer weekend in which four people were killed and 39 people were wounded, Mayor Rahm Emanuel held a closed-door summit Monday with community leaders...Show More Summary

Mayor, law enforcement meet privately with residents and community leaders over violence

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and local and federal law enforcement officials met privately today to hear residents and community leaders air concerns about violence in their neighborhoods in the wake of another bloody weekend in Chicago that saw more than 40 people shot, at least four of them fatally.

Chicago Women Show Rahm Emanuel the Light at the End of the Tunnel

Tuesday, Toni Preckwinkle, one of the two women who -- according to the latest poll -- would beat Rahm Emanuel in a race for mayor of Chicago, announced she wasn't running. Monday, the other one, Emanuel's enemy Karen Lewis, head of the Chicago Teachers Union, announced she was considering running. Show More Summary

Alderman considering mayoral run raises over $100,000 in 3 months

An alderman considering a run against Mayor Rahm Emanuel has raised a little over 10 percent of the money he estimates it would take to mount a challenge to the incumbent in 2015.

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