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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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Frustration over new map for Chicago aldermen

Early implementation of ward remap leaves many voters wondering which alderman to callWhen a Gold Coast resident heard about plans to build two high-rises down the block from her home, she did what any Chicagoan would do: She contacted her alderman to express her concerns. Full News here – Chicagoland – chicagotribune.com

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Plastic bag ban? Not so fast, aldermen say

Supporters set on April 15 voteAlthough some Chicago aldermen hope to approve a plastic bag ban by the end of the month, a majority of the City Council is saying, “Not so fast.” Full News here – Chicagoland – chicagotribune.com

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Aldermen OK new Bridgeport helipad

The City Council Zoning Committee recommended approval of a new heliport along the Chicago River in the Bridgeport neighborhood despite concerns from nearby residents about noise and potential danger.     Full News here – Clout Street – chicagotribune.com

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Aldermen OK new Bridgeport helipad

The City Council Zoning Committee recommended approval of a new heliport along the Chicago River in the Bridgeport neighborhood despite concerns from nearby residents about noise and potential danger.      Full News here – Chicago Breaking News

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Chicago aldermen OK $6.6 million to settle lawsuits

A key Chicago City Council committee today endorsed paying more than $ 6.6 million to settle two lawsuits, one for a man who spent more than three years behind bars after police allegedly fabricated his murder confession and another for a now-disabled man hit by a limb that fell from a rotting tree.     Full News […]

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Aldermen still waiting on free Sunday parking decision

Eight months ago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel promised aldermen they could restore paid Sunday parking in their wards to help ensure local businesses thrive and residents were kept happy.     Full News here – Clout Street – chicagotribune.com

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