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City Council

Senn High principal, alderman oppose new Edgewater charter school

Red-light camera at Hollywood Avenue to remain after alderman's protest

Aldermen: Contain or ban oil refining waste plaguing Southeast Side residents

Wind-damaged steeple removed from church, cross saved

Kenwood residents kill Pritzker's plans to buy Frank Lloyd Wright houses

Alderman wants black candidate to replace police commander

Mayor’s budget package, including 75-cent cigarette tax hike, sails through council committees

Tunney defends major mixed-use project near Wrigley

Alderman Tom Tunney (44th) on Thursday energetically defended a proposed $140 million development project that would be located adjacent to Wrigley Field. Opponents of the project argued the plans include too many parking spaces.

'Transparency' bill turns out to be something else

Aldermen reject Progressive Caucus parliamentary maneuver to force vote on TIF funds, school board elections

An attempt Wednesday by the City Council’s Progressive Reform Caucus to call for a floor vote two pieces of legislation that had not passed through committee resulted in a fiery debate on the City Council’s legislative process and the city’s tax increment financing economic development program.