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[29 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

Burke pushed the measure through his Finance Committee by an 11-5 vote in December. Normally, legislation that gets preliminary backing from Burke’s committee is all but certain to win swift and final approval from the full Council. This time, though …

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[29 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday declined to say whether he agreed with Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy’s assertion that an off-duty detective should not have faced criminal charges in the 2012 fatal shooting of a woman. The mayor also did …

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[29 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago aldermen and labor leaders have answered a resounding no to Gov. Bruce Rauner’s plans to create so-called “right-to-work zones” in communities throughout the state. Mayor Rahm Emanuel has said Chicago will never become …

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[29 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

My bill, should it become law, would place all settlement and severance agreements under the Illinois Freedom of Information Act. Representative Kosel, my predecessor, attempted to pass similar legislation in the previous General Assembly in response …

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[29 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

That’s why Schultz, who met with the Effingham Daily News editorial board on Tuesday, hopes the Illinois General Assembly approves the creation of the Illinois Business and Economic Development Corporation, a not-for-profit entity under DCEO oversight …

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[29 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

FILE – In this March 24, 2014 file image from video provided by NBC, Chicago, a Chicago Transit Authority train car rests on an escalator at the O’Hare International Airport station after it derailed in Chicago. More than 30 people were injured in the …