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City Council

Wicker Park residents seek more security following 'grungy punks' incidents

200 N. Michigan Ave. project calls for mix of residences and retail

Progressive Caucus pushing citywide referendum on elected school board

City Council adopts tough littering law

Tunney rejects LGBT hotel, citing neighbor concerns and design issues

Chicago moves to require building owners to disclose energy use

Council approves Ald. Burke’s restaurant gun ban, city prepares for legal battle

Responding to Illinois’ landmark concealed carry law, the Chicago City Council passed an ordinance on Wednesday that restricts the carry of concealed firearms in restaurants that serve alcohol.


Chicago broadband public-private partnership advances to City Council

A Chicago City Council committee agreed on Tuesday to let a private company install broadband cables for the city following last-minute assurances from Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office concerning the public-private partnership. 

Federal money clears path for new Bloomingdale Trail

The City Council Committee on Budget and Government Operations passed an ordinance on Tuesday that lets the City of Chicago spend $12.3 million in newly-received outside money, including a $10.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation for the redevelopment of the Bloomingdale Trail.

Alderman slams Jefferson Park speed cameras, says Rahm broke promise