Rahm Emanuel TIF Reform Team: Carole Brown, Laurence Msall, Others Named
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Fulfilling a campaign promise, Mayor Rahm Emanuel today impaneled a committee to study the effectiveness of the special property tax districts that proliferated around Chicago under former Mayor Richard Daley. The committee, chaired by investment ban ...

Emanuel vows to strip ‘politics’ from Daley’s pet economic development tool
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Tax Increment financing should be used to create jobs in “blighted communities”— not to reward downtown developers, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Thursday, vowing to take the “politics out of” former Mayor Richard M. Daley’s favorite economic development ...

Chicago casino proposal gets boost from Emanuel and Quinn
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Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Thursday he’s all for the idea of a Chicago casino, provided certain “conditions” are met, including municipal ownership long-demanded by former Mayor Richard M. Daley. ...

Rahm Emanuel inherits complex public housing legacy from Daley dynasty, along with budget woes
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CHICAGO — As Rahm Emanuel begins his term as Chicago mayor, one daunting challenge he inherits from his predecessor has barely been mentioned: how to finish nationally watched public housing reforms while the city is drowning in debt. A half-century ...

Burke and Emanuel now are close, like distant relatives
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What friction? Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Ald. Edward Burke looked like back-slapping bosom buddies at their first City Council meeting Wednesday. “On behalf of all of the members of the City Council, it gives us great pleasure this morning to welcome y ...

Council talks reform, but power players stay same Video
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Emanuel presides over his first full council meeting The buzzwords at City Hall continued to be "reform" and "change" as Mayor Rahm Emanuel presided over his first full City Council meeting Wednesday. ...

Rahm Emanuel Announces $75 Million in City Budget Cuts (ContributorNetwork)
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ContributorNetwork - According to the Chicago Sun Times, just a day after his inauguration as Chicago's next mayor, Rahm Emanuel is requesting a total of $75 million in budget cuts in order to address the city's problematic deficit, which is about $1 ...

Mayor Rahm Emanuel Victorious in First City Council Meeting (ContributorNetwork)
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ContributorNetwork - According to the Chicago Tribune, newly inaugurated Mayor Rahm Emanuel has presided over his first City Council meeting today. The meeting focused on getting to know the new Chicago City Council members who were elected this year ...


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