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City Council

Ald. Reilly wants to ditch swap of free Sunday parking for midnight meters

Tunney: Ricketts made ‘mistake’ threatening to move Cubs

Horse drawn carriage weather regulation gallops through committee

A measure to protect horses that drive carriages from extreme weather passed a City Council committee on Thursday amid concerns from carriage drivers.

Measure to keep tenants in foreclosed buildings stalls in committee

An effort to prevent tenants residing in foreclosed buildings from being evicted stalled Wednesday in the City Council’s housing committee.

Called the “Keep Chicago Renting” Ordinance, the measure was first introduced last year and has undergone several changes. Aldermen passed the ordinance but housing committee chairman Ald. Ray Suarez (31st) said it would be held in committee until its June 5 meeting to give opponents of the proposal more time to air out their grievances.

Mayor’s floor leader blasts Catholic Church over water squabble

Science charter school gets zoning approval after heated debate

Measure targeting lead, asbestos exposure passes Council committee

A City Council committee signed off on a proposal Monday aimed at reducing exposure to lead-based paint and asbestos during demolition and renovation of certain buildings located in Chicago.

Ald. Brendan Reilly blindsided by River North midnight parking meter plan

Chicago offers compromise on water bill exemptions for nonprofits

Aldermen want to expand authority of city inspector general

Chicago City Council members proposed amendments to the 1989 City Inspector General Ordinance intended to significantly increase the power of the inspector general, the in-house watchdog of the city’s executive branch.