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Des Plaines aldermen postpone vote on funding Sayad’s defense

Des Plaines aldermen have agreed to postpone a decision on whether the city should pay for Alderman Dick Sayad’s defense in his criminal trespassing case. It’s not likely that Sayad will have a city attorney represent him in court, but it is possible that the council could later decide to reimburse the legal fees of […]

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Des Plaines aldermen to vote on paying Alderman Dick Sayad’s legal bills

Des Plaines aldermen are scheduled to vote Monday on whether the city should fund Alderman Dick Sayad’s defense in his criminal trespassing case. Some council members told the Daily Herald the city should pay for Sayad’s defense, since they believe he was acting in his official capacity when accused of trespassing. Full News here – […]

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South Side aldermen send letter of support to Barack Obama Foundation

On Jan. 8, four elected officials representing Chicago’s South Side—Ald. Will Burns (4th Ward), Ald. Willie B. Cochran (20th Ward), Ald. Pat Dowell (3rd Ward) and Ald. Leslie Hairston (5th Ward)—sent the following letter to the Barack Obama Foundation. To: The Barack Obama Foundation We are writing to express our enthusiasm and support for Chicago’s […]

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Extra Extra: Most Chicago Aldermen Accept Pay Raise

Extra Extra: Most Chicago Aldermen Accept Pay Raise Over half of city Aldermen seeking re-election accepted a 2015 pay increase because Chicago. [Trib]; Dick Durbin will chair a hearing next month on “The State of Civil and Human Rights in the United States.” Ferguson will be on the agenda. [STL Today … Full News here […]

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On O’Hare noise, aldermen demand action, but get no satisfaction

Northwest Side aldermen on Friday went through the motions of demanding relief from O’Hare International Airport jet noise, but got nowhere with departing Aviation Commissioner Rosemarie Andolino. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Aldermen close ‘dangerous loophole’ on smoke detector violations

Responding to a September fire that killed four Roseland children, the City Council’s Zoning Committee agreed Tuesday to close a “dangerous loophole” by eliminating “post-citation compliance” as an “affirmative defense.” Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Ald. Pawar lines up votes to give IG power to investigate aldermen

Ald. Ameya Pawar (47th) said he has lined up more than 30 votes for his plan to abolish Khan’s $ 354,000-a-year Office of Legislative Inspector General and transfer the power to investigate aldermen and their staff members to city Inspector General Joe Ferguson. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Emanuel super PAC makes move to elect friendlier aldermen

The $ 1.35 million-and-counting super PAC created to re-elect Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his aldermanic allies is taking its first concrete step to ensure that Emanuel has even less City Council resistance if he’s re-elected to a second term. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Chicago aldermen cast a brazen vote for self-protection

Chicago aldermen cast a brazen vote for self-protection Faisal Khan, legislative inspector general, speaks with Ald. Ray Suarez (30th) before testifying in the rules committee meeting. The Chicago City Council meets Wednesday July 30, 2014 with Mayor Rahm Emanuel presiding. (Nancy Stone / Chicago Tribune). Full News here – Read more on Chicago Tribune

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Aldermen aim to tighten dispensary rules

Chicago city aldermen are taking steps to change where medical marijuana dispensaries could be located in the city. Full News here – WFLD – News

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St. Charles aldermen refuse discussion of video gambling at Moose lodge

Members of a St. Charles fraternal organization asked aldermen to consider permitting video gambling at their lodge, but aldermen quickly killed any discussion of the request Monday. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Aldermen may agree to follow ‘do not hire’ ban

A Chicago alderman has put forward a proposal he says is the first step toward requiring the City Council to agree not to rehire city employees fired for misconduct. Full News here – Tribune News RSS Feed – Clout Street

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Aldermen advance mayor's plan for gun stores

Aldermen advance mayor's plan for gun stores Chicago aldermen on Wednesday took a step closer to allowing gun stores in the city, giving preliminary approval to Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposal to heavily regulate firearms retailers. Emanuel introduced the gun store regulations in response to a … Full News here – Read more on Chicago Tribune

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Aldermen advance mayor's plan for gun stores

Aldermen advance mayor's plan for gun stores Chicago aldermen on Wednesday took a step closer to allowing gun stores in the city, giving preliminary approval to Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposal to heavily regulate firearms retailers. Emanuel introduced the gun store regulations in response to a … Full News here – Read more on Chicago Tribune

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Progressive aldermen propose $15-an-hour minimum wage in city

Chicago would raise its minimum wage to $ 15 an hour and tie future increases to the cost of living under a plan introduced Wednesday to solve the growing problem of income inequality and the crime that comes with it. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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