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City Council

Ald. Moore gets White House award same day he admits talking to FBI agents

Budget committee approves additional funds for summer employment, reappointment of chief procurement officer

The Chicago City Council Committee on Budget and Government Operations signed off Tuesday on adding $871,000 to the city’s summer youth employment program. Under the funding transfer, the Chicago Department of Family and Support Services will send the funds to Chicago Public Schools for summer job programs for the district’s students.

Also at the budget meeting on Tuesday:

Tunney phone call inappropriate in sex shop biting case, city inspector says

Dip into TIF surplus to help schools, Progressive Caucus tells mayor

Opponents of coal tar sealant ban address Council committee

Members of the City Council’s finance committee on Friday heard from opponents of an ordinance that would ban in Chicago the use of coal tar sealants, a key product used to coat driveways and parking lots. The measure was introduced by finance committee Chairman Ed Burke (14th) and Alderman Will Burns (4th).

Coal tar sealants have been banned in Minnesota, Washington, Austin, Tex., South Barrington, and in some counties in Maryland, New York and Wisconsin.

Open “mayor’s road” to McCormick Place to taxis: alderman

“Squeaky clean” Ald. Joe Moore investigated for ethics violation

City may buy Mayfair Lumber to consolidate maintenance operations

Electronic billboard at 35th and Halsted lights up complaints

LGBT senior housing 'unlikely' at former Edgewater Hospital, alderman says