03 Jun 2011

Emanuel pulls credit cards from city agencies

Mayor Rahm Emanuel today ordered the Chicago Park District, Chicago Housing Authority and other city agencies to stop using credit cards after a preliminary review revealed some employees used them to pay off red-light camera tickets and pay for gifts…

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17 May 2011

Emanuel’s $75M in cuts full of estimates, generalities

Much of new mayor’s spending plan lacks specifics On his first full day in office, Mayor Rahm Emanuel proclaimed he’s already figured out how to cut $75 million from his predecessor’s final budget, just as he said he would.

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16 May 2011

Emanuel’s first act: Signing executive orders on ethics

New Mayor Rahm Emanuel today signed six executive orders on ethics as his first acts in office.

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11 May 2011

Emanuel names rest of senior staff

Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel completed his City Hall team today, announcing remaining senior staff and highlighting the women he appointed to several top positions.

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10 May 2011

Emanuel’s transition report short on specifics

Council’s 19 committees would be cut to 16 in restructuring Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel tried today to set his own benchmarks for the public to measure his first 100 days in office, releasing a broad agenda that offered few concrete details but set dead…

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