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Mayor's Office

Emanuel celebrates Harvest Commons apartments ribbon cutting

Emanuel stands by court ruling that could insulate him, staff from IG investigation

Wrigley deal said to be close and include extending right- and left-field walls

Mayor proposes closing tax loophole benefitting property investors

Mayor Rahm Emanuel proposed an ordinance at Wednesday’s City Council meeting that closes a property tax loophole, a move he says could save the city about $2 million in tax revenue over the next two years.

The measure amends the city’s Real Property Transfer Tax ordinance to clarify that only lenders such as banks or credit unions – not investors – that are selling or transferring properties foreclosed upon are exempt from paying a property transfer tax.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel discusses gun violence prevention

Mayor says he’s ‘100 percent hand-in-glove’ with schools chief’s views on closing schools

Mayor: Public Building Commission will handle CPS construction projects

Wrigley Field renovation talks continue at City Hall

Great Chicago Fire Festival to ignite on river

Mayor says he’s ‘not worried’ about Rosemont’s offer to bring Cubs to suburbs

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