Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis, an often controversial leader who took on Mayor Rahm Emanuel in a strike last fall and has been leading the fight against the district’s plan to close schools, was reelected to a second three-year term Friday, according to preliminary and still unofficial results released by the district.
Chicago- Mayor Rahm Emanuel has announced he will begin cutting healthcare benefits to retired city workers over the next three years, displacing the cost burden from the city budget onto federal taxpayers. The Chicago Tribune reports:...Show More Summary
Move along! Mayor Rahm Emanuel gave a preliminary comment Thursday to a broad daylight mugging on Michigan Avenue this week.A 68-year-old woman says she was surrounded by a group of young men on the 700 block of North Michigan Avenue...Show More Summary
By Dan Mihalopoulos, Chicago Sun-Times Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s allies in the Teamsters union leadership have backed away from trying to represent airport janitors who work for a private company the mayor hired last year over the objections of other labor leaders.
City also plans other development near McCormick Place, a redesign for Navy Pier and a reconfiguration for congested section of lakefront bike trail Mayor Rahm Emanuel is expected to unveil Thursday a $173 million plan to build a 10,000-seat...Show More Summary
Emanuel returning tech execs' $15,000, spokeswoman says Leaders of a tech firm seeking a city contract donated $15,000 to Mayor Rahm Emanuel's campaign fund, despite Emanuel's own executive order banning contributions from vendors trying to get city business. The mayor returned the donation, his spokeswoman said late Wednesday.
During a week in which Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's disapproval rate on two racially charged local issues skyrocketed, he found time to write a glowing letter to Federal District Judge Susie Morgan.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans to start reducing health insurance coverage next year for more than 30,000 retired city workers and begin shifting them to President Barack Obama’s new federal system.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will lay out a proposal Thursday for a $195 million basketball arena for DePaul University, a private Chicago university that spent $20 million in 2004 to make its current home, Allstate Arena, “a state-of-the-art facility.” The plan, according to reports from CBS Chicago, will require $125 million from taxpayers, with $70 [...]
Chicago voters remain lukewarm to Mayor Rahm Emanuel's push for a city casino and aren't sold on his plan to put slot machines at the airports, a new Tribune/WGN-TV poll found.
Just kidding! Mayor Rahm Emanuel has rolled out a stream of what he's billed as pro-business initiatives and stood with dozens of corporations making jobs announcements during his first two years in office, but a clear majority of voters...Show More Summary
Tribune/WGN-TV poll: Mayor Rahm Emanuel has rolled out a stream of what he's billed as pro-business initiatives during his first two years in office, but a clear majority of voters don't think he's done enough to revitalize the city's economy.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel only needs 26 aldermen to rubber-stamp his negotiated changes to the parking meter deal. [ more › ]
Tribune/WGN-TV poll: Chicago voters hold a dim view of Rahm Emanuel's stewardship of public education after a tumultuous year that featured a teachers strike and the mayor's push to close many neighborhood elementary schools.
A new poll shows Mayor Rahm Emanuel faces rising voter disenchantment, especially among blacks. Most residents, however, still view him as trustworthy. [ more › ]
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But majority of voters approve of McCarthy's performance as city's top cop Tribune/WGN-TV poll: Chicago voters are split on how Mayor Rahm Emanuel has handled the crime problem that was a high-profile focus of his second year in office, but they like the job Garry McCarthy is doing as the city's top cop.
Facing heat from aldermen who want to break apart Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s new deal with the company running the city’s parking meters, the mayor’s City Council allies took the unusual step Thursday of trumpeting support, but only for part of the proposal.
GE Capital and Slate's Roadshow for Growth Hits Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Economist Austan Goolsbee, and Slate Group Chairman Jacob Weisberg to Hold Town Hall about the Key Drivers of Job Creation CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GE Capital...Show More Summary
That's the message Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel had for the City of Seattle, and Chicago is taking steps to make its city more attractive to young workers. It's a smart plan for sustainable development. Is St. Louis making the same choices? In its efforts for sustainability planning the answer is yes. Show More Summary