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.
Rahm Emanuel Archive
We take a look back at Rahm Emanuel's first year as Chicago mayor.
One-on-One InterviewMar 29, 2012 | | Post a Comment > >
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.
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.
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.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel gets some aldermanic push back over his budget cuts. Carol Marin and a panel of aldermen break down the issues.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
First Quarter Report ReleasedOct 4, 2011 | | Post a Comment > >
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.
Facelift Announced for 100 Rail StationsSep 20, 2011 | | Post a Comment > >
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.