News Coverage: Rahm Emanuel


October 09, 2012 @ 10:45 AM

Quinn accuses Emanuel of seeking ‘backroom deal’ to fix up Wrigley


Gov. Pat Quinn on Monday accused Mayor Rahm Emanuel of blocking the governor’s choice to lead the Illinois Sports Facilities Authority — and tarnishing the reputation of a “strong woman” in the process — to pave the way for a “backroom deal” to renovate 98-year-old Wrigley Field.

  • Quinn to Emanuel: Back off my choice to run stadium authority [Chicago Tribune]

September 26, 2012 @ 9:15 AM

Teachers union official asks CPS for ‘truce of peace’ after strike


A Chicago Teachers Union official Tuesday called for a “truce of peace’’ and denounced as “saber rattling” recent ads by what he called a “shoddy organization” that recently bankrolled a television commercial featuring Mayor Rahm Emanuel talking about the new CTU contract.

September 24, 2012 @ 9:41 AM

City wants free Wi-Fi in all parks, public spaces

Chicago Tribune/

Mayor Rahm Emanuel unveiled a plan Monday to establish a high-speed broadband network in Chicago that will help business, extend fast Internet connections in underserved areas and provide free Wi-Fi in public spaces.

September 10, 2012 @ 6:10 AM

Rahm Emanuel ‘not in the room,’ but ‘very well tuned in’


Mayor Rahm Emanuel tried to go about his Sunday like any other — a parade, a street fair and then returning home to his kids. But with a Chicago Teachers Union strike looming, it was a Sunday unlike any other, and Emanuel stayed in contact with his handpicked people inside the contract negotiations.

August 03, 2012 @ 9:03 AM

Will former city inspector general become thorn in mayor’s side?


The five-member board overseeing Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s $1.7 billion Infrastructure Trust held its first meeting Thursday amid demands from its feistiest member to do what the mayor would not: give the city’s inspector general carte blanche to investigate the Trust and all its projects.  

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