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CHICAGO | Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will use a keynote address Thursday at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to promote the idea of courting private investors to bankroll infrastructure projects in return for a share of the profits.
SPRINGFIELD | A fast-tracked plan to overhaul two Chicago city-pension programs slowed in the Illinois House Thursday, as nervous lawmakers said they fear backlash for a massive property-tax increase even if they don't directly approve it.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Less than 48 hours after it was proposed, an Illinois House committee gave quick approval Wednesday to Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to fix two underfunded Chicago pension systems in part by levying a massive property tax increase.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan for fixing part of the nation's worst municipal pension crisis is now in the hands of state lawmakers — and it's likely just the first of many from cities across the state seeking legislative help for their employee retirement funds.
CHICAGO | Mayors of some of America's biggest cities said Thursday that cities, not Washington, D.C., are driving the country's economic growth.
CHICAGO | Mayor Rahm Emanuel has instructed city attorneys to ask for a six-month delay on firearms sales in Chicago.
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CHICAGO | Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says there's no question he will back Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's re-election bid, despite his friendship with a Republican challenger.
SPRINGFIELD | One of Illinois’ top Democrats says the state’s shaky fiscal condition must be considered when lawmakers take up debate on Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to require tougher prison sentences for gun crimes.
CHICAGO | Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Monday that he plans to appoint attorney and former independent alderman Martin Oberman to the troubled Metra Board of Directors.
CHICAGO | Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Friday he has created a panel to study what to do with nearly 50 Chicago public schools that have been closed as part of aggressive cost-cutting efforts.
CHICAGO | Visitors to the nation's third-largest city are usually spotted wandering the Magnificent Mile, snapping pictures of the Willis Tower and sampling Chicago-style deep dish pizza, but if some persistent Illinois lawmakers and Mayor Rahm Emanuel get their way, a glitzy casino would be…
After months of negotiations, The City of Chicago and Cubs owner Tom Ricketts late Sunday reached a $500 million deal to renovate Wrigley field.
CHICAGO | Mayor Rahm Emanuel is urging mayors nationwide to follow Chicago's lead and sever ties with companies that make or sell assault weapons.
CHICAGO | Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says Illinois needs common-sense gun laws to protect children and he's endorsing a series of measures that have been introduced by lawmakers in Springfield.
CHICAGO | Mayor Rahm Emanuel has ordered an analysis of Chicago's city employee pension funds to see if they hold companies that make or sell assault weapons.
CHICAGO | Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is seeking private bidders interested in leasing Midway International Airport for no more than 40 years.
CHICAGO | Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel gathered at Chicago city Hall with other mayors, village presidents and law enforcement officials from communities throughout the Chicago region to call for stronger gun regulations and encourage other city leaders to join M…
CHICAGO | Mayor Rahm Emanuel touted the city's youth Thursday at a Mount Carmel High School pep rally celebrating the football team's state title.
CHICAGO | President Barack Obama may have been the biggest winner Tuesday, but for the next four years, at least, Chicago is going to be nobody's Second City.
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