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City Council Passes Ethics Reform Ordinance

On Thursday, the Chicago City Council passed an ethics ordinance introduced by Mayor Rahm Emanuel which will create a level of transparency unprecedented in the history of Chicago’s city government. “I promised during the campaign to reform city government and change the way we do business at City Hall,” said Mayor Emanuel. “Today’s ethics ordinance […]

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City Council Meeting

On Wednesday, July 6, Mayor Rahm Emanuel held a City Council meeting. Elizabeth Brackett has the story on Chicago Tonight at 7:00 pm. Here are some of the issues discussed: – Mayor Rahm Emanuel today introduced eight ordinances supporting neighborhood amenities, business development, affordable housing and historic preservation. For more information, click here. – Mayor Rahm […]

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Mayor Emanuel’s New Ethics Ordinance

On Tuesday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced his plan to introduce an ethics ordinance to Chicago’s City Council on Wednesday, July 6th during their meeting. The ordinance aims at creating the most comprehensive lobbyist disclosure database in the country, in order to render the city government more transparent. “I promised during the campaign to reform city […]

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