The city is set to move forward with an exciting solar power project on the south side. So why won’t it share information about it?
“I signed nothing!” Daley cried out. He ran from behind his podium. “I signed nothing! Please! Write that–the Reader!”
Behind the talk of Olympics funding is a struggle to determine if Mayor Daley gets just what he wants.
The city’s Olympic funding controversy is sounding a lot like the parking meter mess–in other words, business as usual.
Aldermen introduce another proposal to slow down approval of privatization agreements–and to cover their rears for agreeing to the parking meter deal. But not everyone’s buying this one.
Aldermen now say they want to terminate the parking meter lease contract–as soon as they can get a look at it. We’ve posted it here for their (and your) convenience.
More and more aldermen say they’re frustrated with the way the Daley administration does business. Some even think somebody should do something about it. Meanwhile, the Dumpster tax has passed.
Chicago may become the first big city to ban baby products with the chemical BPA.
It’s a miracle: an ordinance requiring that the city let its citizens see documentation on tax increment financing has sailed through a City Council committee. Can actual passage be next?
Citing reporting by the Reader, five aldermen call for hearings into how the city’s parking meter lease deal went down.
A proposed ban on children’s products using the chemical BPA resurfaces in the City Council.
The City Council can approve a 99-year privatization deal in days, but it needs months to decide whether to put public records online.
A proposal to make tax increment financing deals more transparent receives broad support and no opposition in a City Council hearing–then gets tabled anyway.
Aldermen Manny Flores and Scott Waguespack take up Mike Quigley’s TIF reform crusade.
Events at Wicker Park children’s boutique all day Friday, June 27.