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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Green Council continues CRA discussioncan our community become even greater than it is right now,” he said. Dyer’s r
Green Council continues CRA discussion
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 5 hours ago
can our community become even greater than it is right now,” he said. Dyer’s remarks were made during the Sept. 27 Green City Council Finance Committee meeting, held prior to the regular meeting. The councilman asked to discuss the CRA approved... Read more
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Daily Herald
970 new Chicago Police officers will need 600 new squad carstwo years, but how he will pay for the additional cops remains under wraps. Em
970 new Chicago Police officers will need 600 new squad cars
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
two years, but how he will pay for the additional cops remains under wraps. Emanuel's office is seeking approval from the City Council Finance Committee to tack the vehicle-related borrowing onto an existing series of general obligation bonds,... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Ron Littlepage: Too many false alarms and an unwanted invitationto 18 full-time police officers who otherwise could have been patrolling the ci
Ron Littlepage: Too many false alarms and an unwanted invitation
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 7 days ago
to 18 full-time police officers who otherwise could have been patrolling the city’s streets. With that in mind, the City Council Finance Committee earlier this week passed a bill sponsored by Councilman Tommy Hazouri that would crack down on... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Cecil Commerce Center is targeted for 1,200-job Project Velo; facility is 1 million-square-foot distribution centerbill, 2016-654, would be fast-tracked. It is scheduled to be introduced Tuesday
Cecil Commerce Center is targeted for 1,200-job Project Velo; facility is 1 million-square-foot distribution center
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 8 days ago
bill, 2016-654, would be fast-tracked. It is scheduled to be introduced Tuesday. The bill would then be heard Oct. 5 by the City Council Finance Committee and, if approved, move for a full council vote Oct. 11. The city would provide a $6.7 million... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Chicago's City Council Passes Big Water Tax IncreaseAnnuity and Benefit Fund. The city will seek approval from Springfield for the
Chicago's City Council Passes Big Water Tax Increase
NBC Chicago / Posted 16 days ago
Annuity and Benefit Fund. The city will seek approval from Springfield for the increased contributions. While the City Council Finance Committee also passed the proposed incease, some aldermen had concerns about the idea. "My colleagues... Read more
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Madame Noire The Atlanta Post
No Deal For $3 Billion O’Hare Bond Until More Black Representation, Says Chicago Black CaucusBlacks are not hired. According to ABC News 7 Chicago, “A $3 billion bond deal
No Deal For $3 Billion O’Hare Bond Until More Black Representation, Says Chicago Black Caucus
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post / Posted 17 days ago
Blacks are not hired. According to ABC News 7 Chicago, “A $3 billion bond deal for O’Hare Airport failed to get out of a city council finance committee on Friday after being blocked by members of the Black caucus.” Latino and progressive... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Police chase death, wrongful conviction, cop overtime suits may cost city $2.7MChicago taxpayers likely are on the hook for another $2.7 million in lawsuit co
Police chase death, wrongful conviction, cop overtime suits may cost city $2.7M
Chicago Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
Chicago taxpayers likely are on the hook for another $2.7 million in lawsuit costs after the City Council Finance Committee on Friday recommended paying out the cash to settle three cases. The largest — $1.375 million — would go to the estate of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Team Rauner tries to rebrand November messageToni Preckwinkle will mark the 50th anniversary of the county hospital's trauma
Team Rauner tries to rebrand November message
Chicago Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
Toni Preckwinkle will mark the 50th anniversary of the county hospital's trauma unit, which was founded in 1966. *The City Council Finance Committee meets to consider three payouts totaling nearly $2.7 million to settle civil lawsuits: $1.375... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Emanuel's new water tax easily passes key test voteMayor Rahm Emanuel's latest tax hike gained momentum Thursday as the City Counc
Emanuel's new water tax easily passes key test vote
Chicago Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's latest tax hike gained momentum Thursday as the City Council Finance Committee easily advanced a plan that would cost Chicagoans $226 a year by 2020 on their water and sewer bills. The 26-6 vote to send the new tax to the... Read more
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NBC Chicago
City Council Committee to Vote on Proposed Water TaxMayor Rahm Emanuel's proposed water and sewer tax hike will be put to a vote by
City Council Committee to Vote on Proposed Water Tax
NBC Chicago / Posted 22 days ago
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposed water and sewer tax hike will be put to a vote by Chicago's City Council Finance Committee Thursday. The vote could swing either way as officials expect it to be close. "My colleagues expressed concern this isn't the... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Emanuel’s water tax hike faces key City Council vote todaylaundromat owners are against the plan, saying the rising cost of water will fo
Emanuel’s water tax hike faces key City Council vote today
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 22 days ago
laundromat owners are against the plan, saying the rising cost of water will force many laundromats to close. Some aldermen are angry that the mayor released data on the plan just 19 hours before the City Council Finance Comm... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Emanuel lobbies aldermen on water tax hiketo back his new water and sewer tax for city worker pensions ahead of an expect
Emanuel lobbies aldermen on water tax hike
Chicago Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
to back his new water and sewer tax for city worker pensions ahead of an expected closer-than-normal vote at Thursday's City Council Finance Committee meeting. One alderman received a late-night call from the mayor Tuesday. Emanuel told another... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'Chuy' Garcia fires back with 'Tinker Bell' quip at Emanuel on hiring copsSide restaurant. What we're writing What we're reading From the notebook *T
'Chuy' Garcia fires back with 'Tinker Bell' quip at Emanuel on hiring cops
Chicago Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
Side restaurant. What we're writing What we're reading From the notebook *The week ahead: Thursday is the big day: City Council Finance Committee takes up Mayor Emanuel's water and sewer tax; Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill... Read more

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