News Coverage: NBC


February 10, 2012 @ 7:00 AM

Emanuel proposes statewide gun registry

Chicago Tribune/

Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants a statewide gun registry in Illinois, an idea some lawmakers quickly dismissed Thursday as ineffective and an insult to gun owners. The proposal would require anyone who buys a handgun to pay a $65 registration fee.


February 08, 2012 @ 6:05 AM

Free Parking? Not for Taxpayers

NBC Chicago (blog)/

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has maintained he's a steward of taxpayers' dollars, and on Tuesday sent a letter to all city department heads and agencies requesting an immediate review of all employee parking expenses paid for by the city. Meanwhile, reports show taxpayers are spending about $1 million each year for government employees to park in downtown garages in Chicago’s Loop.

February 01, 2012 @ 7:00 AM

Quinn Has a Rahm Problem

NBC Chicago (blog)/

Emanuel, in his short time as mayor, has shown just how aggressively he, unlike former Mayor Richard M. Daley, is willing to twist the arms of lawmakers in Springfield to get what he wants for the city he runs. 

January 24, 2012 @ 8:00 AM

Pilot program to allow cameras in circuit court

Chicago Tribune/

The Illinois Supreme Court will announce Tuesday that it will allow media cameras to record proceedings in the state’s circuit courts for the first time, a court spokesman said today.

  • Ill. Supreme Court To Allow Cameras In Courts [CBS Chicago]
  • Illinois to Allow Cameras in Courts [Fox Chicago]
  • Illinois Supreme Court to allow cameras in courtrooms [Crains]
  • State High Court to Allow Cameras in Courtrooms [NBC Chicago]
  • Illinois to allow courtroom cameras on ‘experimental basis’ [Sun-Times]

January 18, 2012 @ 1:15 PM

City Council Approves Security Plan For NATO/G8 Protests

CBS Chicago/

The full City Council has approved Mayor Emanuel’s softened security proposals, which were drawn up in light of the NATO and G8 summits scheduled for May.


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