Mayor Rahm Emanuel

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October 10, 2012 - Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Mayor Rahm Emanuel's 2013 budget signals relative calm before a coming fiscal storm. The mayor joins Carol Marin for a one-on-one conversation.

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Mayor Emanuel's First Year in Office

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Mayor Emanuel's First Year in Office

We take a look back at Rahm Emanuel's first year as Chicago mayor.

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Emanuel Announces $7 Billion Infrastructure Plan

One-on-One Interview

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Emanuel Announces $7 Billion Infrastructure Plan

Mayor Emanuel announces $7 billion for improvements to parks, airports, and mass transit over the next three years. But how will the cash-strapped city pay for it? The mayor goes one-on-one with Paris Schutz.

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Chicago City Council News

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Chicago City Council News

Expecting a tax refund from the state? Well, a new city ordinance may divert that money to City Hall. We talk with some Chicago aldermen about that, and other developments at today's City Council meeting.

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Chicago City Council News

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Chicago City Council News

After months of acrimony and racial undertones, a powerful alderman says there is consensus on a plan to redraw the city's 50 wards. Paris Schutz has the latest on that, and other news from an action-packed day at Chicago City Council.

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Aldermen Push Back Over Proposed Budget Cuts

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Aldermen Push Back Over Proposed Budget Cuts

Mayor Rahm Emanuel gets some aldermanic push back over his budget cuts. Carol Marin and a panel of aldermen break down the issues.

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Aldermanic Roundtable

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Aldermanic Roundtable

How did the charity run by Mayor Daley’s wife end up getting nearly a million dollars from TIF recipients? Carol Marin talks with Chicago aldermen about that, and how the city plans to collect money owed by city workers. 

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Police & Fire Station Closings

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Police & Fire Station Closings

Could the city's massive budget shortfall lead to closing Chicago police stations? The top cop says it could happen. Eddie Arruza and his panel look at the economics of public safety.

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New Boathouses for Chicago River

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Chicago River

Plans were announced Monday to make the Chicago River the city’s next recreational frontier, with four new boathouses serving as anchors of the river’s future development. 

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Chicago Infrastructure Trust

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Chicago Infrastructure Trust

Mayor Emanuel expects Chicago City Council approval of his Infrastructure Trust plan, even though some aldermen are raising concerns. Is it really a good deal for taxpayers? Carol Marin and her panel take up the issue.

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Plan for Economic Growth & Jobs

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Plan for Economic Growth & Jobs

Calling the last 10 years a "lost decade" for Chicago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel -- along with many of the city's powerbrokers -- unveils a sweeping new economic plan for Chicago.

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TIF Reforms & Red-Light Cameras

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TIF Reforms & Red-Light Cameras

Mayor Rahm Emanuel unveils reforms to the city's controversial TIF program: an online database of how TIF money is spent. Eddie Arruza has the details on this, red-light cameras and more.

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Emanuel Transparency

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Emanuel Transparency

Mayor Rahm Emanuel promised an administration of transparency, but is he living up to that promise in his own office? We hear from the Chicago Tribune reporter looking into the issue.

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Mayor Emanuel's First Budget Proposal

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October 12, 2011 - Aldermanic Reaction to Emanuel's...

Mayor Rahm Emanuel unveils some surprising proposals to close Chicago's massive budget gap. So who'll feel the most pain? Carol Marin is joined by City Council members, and then we take a look at the specifics of the plan and whether it's the best way out of the city's $636 million shortfall.

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City-County Collaboration Identifies Savings

First Quarter Report Released

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City-County Collaboration Identifies Savings

Cook County continues searching for ways to reduce its budget deficit. It's also found efficiencies with the city of Chicago that could mean millions of dollars in savings. Ash-har Quraishi has the details of today's announcement and a proposal to merge two county departments.

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CTA Renewal Initiative

Facelift Announced for 100 Rail Stations

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CTA Renewal Initiative

The City of Chicago announces a new initiative to invest in the CTA's aging infrastructure in an effort to upgrade the commuter experience and boost ridership. Ash-har Quraishi has the story. 

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Mayor Rahm Emanuel joins Phil Ponce on Chicago Tonight at 7:00 pm to talk about what he's done in office so far, and what's ahead.

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