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Rahm’s rat crisis solution should actually just be weasels

Mayor Emanuel recently revealed his rather “chilling” plan to solve Chicago’s rat crisis: dry ice. The substance, when buried in enclosed places, fills the space with carbon dioxide and suffocates the rats and their little rat families in a diabolical plot worthy of a Batman villain. It’s horrible....

Former Rahm Emanuel aide launches Chicago VC firm

CHICAGO — One of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's former top advisors and the ex-chief data officer for the city of Chicago have launched a VC firm to fund startups that are tackling urban problems. David Spielfogel, who joined Mayor Emanuel's...Show More Summary

Another Bloody Weekend In Chicago: 22 Shot, 2 Dead – Rahm Emanuel Weeps

In less than 48 hours, over the course of this past weekend, 22 people have been shot, two fatally, in the city of Chicago. This, only days after Mayor Rahm

Rahm Running Again

Not for least not yet: Mayor Rahm Emanuel is out for a three-mile run this morning with some Chicago police recruits. This comes just after he delivered a major policy speech Thursday evening with his plan to combat Chicago’s growing problem with street violence. Show More Summary

Rahm's Violence "Plan"

Delivered at Malcolm Ten college to an invite only crowd - how brave: With the city pulled apart by gun violence, public trust in the police at a “breaking point” and a “fractured” criminal justice system, Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday...Show More Summary

Rat Killing on the Cheap

Doing more with less again: Mayor Rahm Emanuel is turning to a rock-and-roll stage prop in his Sisyphean fight against Chicago rats, kicking off a limited-trial program to see how well dry ice kills the beasts.With the mayor lookingShow More Summary

This is How You'll Bail out Municipal Pension Funds

On Wednesday, the City Council approved Mayor Rahm Emanuel's scheme to bail out its largest and worst-off pension fund, the Municipal Employees' Annuity and Benefit fund, which would otherwise be insolvent within ten years -- and a lot...Show More Summary

Rahm May Discuss How Absentee Fathers Contribute To Gang Violence In Upcoming Speech

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is apparently connecting the city's epidemic of violence with absentee fathers in African-American families, according to sources privy to a preview of an upcoming policy speech. [ more › ]

Afternoon Coffee: Chicago Proposes ‘Sweeping New Powers’ for its CPO, Vroozi Introduces Free Trial for Mobile Procurement Platform

Categories: Afternoon Coffee Tags: General News Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel introduced a series of ordinances at the City Council meeting Wednesday that would grant sweeping new powers to Chief Procurement Officer Jamie Rhee. P2P provider Vroozi is releasing a free trial that will allow procurement users to use its mobile platform for 30 days. Show More Summary

Your Taxes Are About To Get Little Higher: City Approves New Water, Sewer Tax

In an effort to sprinkle baking soda over the raging grease fire that is this city's finances, Mayor Rahm Emanuel pushed for the tax as a necessary step in preventing Chicago's four pension funds from going broke within the next decade. [ more › ]

Jill Stein Touts 'People Power' And Slams Rahm At Uptown Campaign Rally

She also called out Mayor Rahm Emanuel and former Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy for their handling of the killing of Laquan McDonald by police, calling it a cover-up. [ more › ]

Details about the Private Mayoral Meeting on Public Spaces in Philadelphia

Chicago’s Mr. Rahm Emanuel didn’t join his counterparts in Philadelphia for a private meeting on utilizing public spaces for civic engagement. The post Details about the Private Mayoral Meeting on Public Spaces in Philadelphia appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Chicago Officials (Finally) Recognize Criminals Cause Crime

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is finally looking beyond his city’s gun control laws to stop the out-of-control violence in the Windy City... This post Chicago Officials (Finally) Recognize Criminals Cause Crime appeared first on Shooting Sports News.

Activist Sues Chicago Public Schools For Records Of Troy LaRaviere's Ouster

Troy LaRaviere an ousted CPS principal, is an oft vocal critic of Mayor Rahm Emanuel. [ more › ]

Poll: Chicago Voters Sour on Rahm, Tax Hikes

The eventual and tormented release of the Laquan McDonald shooting death video in January pulverized Mayor Rahm Emanuel's political standing with Chicago voters. Now a political recovery of sorts has begun. But barely. A new automated...Show More Summary

Chicago's mayor wants to hire 'hundreds' of new cops

Chicago’s mayor Rahm Emanuel stated late last week that he plans on hiring “hundreds” of new police officers to patrol the city’s streets in an effort to get an edge on crime. The plan was leaked by a city council member late Thursday...Show More Summary

Chicago is hiring 'hundreds' of new police officers after a deadly Labor Day weekend

Chicago's embattled mayor, Rahm Emanuel, is planning on hiring "hundreds" of new police officers after the city suffered from one of the deadliest months in the past 20 years, The Chicago Sun Times reports. The problem couldn't be more severe. Show More Summary

Emanuel: Chicago needs “stiffer laws”

This past weekend, the city of Chicago passed it’s 500th victim from gun violence, so the mayor Rahm Emanuel decided, being a legislator, that Chicago needs more gun laws, reports Fox News; “It is a complex problem with multidimensional facets to it,” Mayor Rahm Emanuel said on Friday of Chicago’s homicide rate. “It’s not just […]

Sun Times Falls for the Line

Instead of holding Rahm responsible last election for his broken promises, they fall for it again : Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s reported plan to hire “hundreds” of additional police officers is better late than never.But it truly is late, no doubt about it. Show More Summary

Emanuel on 'Hamilton,' Rauner and need for national service

Mayor Rahm Emanuel sat down in his City Hall office July 20 for a wide-ranging conversation on the arts — his views on "Hamilton," his role in Chicago culture, his frustration over the aborted Lucas Museum of Narrative Arts and the future of performing arts in the city. And he talked about his...

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