Hal Dardick

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Former Cook County Board President Todd Stroger won't be making a comeback bid for his old job after all, marking the second time he has...
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As he jumped onto a stage inside a Little Village Mexican restaurant to kick off his congressional campaign last week, Jesus "Chuy" Garcia tried to...
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Cook County Chief Judge Timothy Evans on Thursday sued County Board President Toni Preckwinkle to block layoffs approved last week as part of a budget...
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More than 300 Cook County government employees are slated to lose their jobs after commissioners on Tuesday approved County Board President Toni Preckwinkle's $5.2 billion...
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Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle agreed Monday to scale back some of the hundreds of layoffs she proposed, a change that was being negotiated...
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The Chicago City Council is expected to easily approve Mayor Rahm Emanuel's 2018 budget on Tuesday, a spending plan that raises taxes for the sixth...
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Chance the Rapper on Wednesday lent his star power to activists who oppose Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to spend $95 million on a new police...
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Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle signaled her support Tuesday for an advisory referendum on whether recreational marijuana use should be made legal. Preckwinkle,...
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Cook County Clerk David Orr on Thursday endorsed first-time candidate Fritz Kaegi in his Democratic primary bid to oust Assessor Joe Berrios. The veteran...
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Another increase in the 911 phone tax will help pay for Mayor Rahm Emanuel's 2018 spending plan, but a proposal to increase city fees on...
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The Cook County Board casts the final vote to repal the soda pop tax, which now will stop being collected Dec. 1.
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The Cook County soda pop tax is headed to repeal, with enough commissioners signed on to withstand any veto by Board President Toni Preckwinkle, the...
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When Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle first floated the idea of a pop tax to commissioners last October, a big part of her pitch...
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Billionaire Michael Bloomberg is prepared to spend millions of dollars more to make sure backers of Cook County's controversial soda pop tax don't suffer defeat...
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Billionaire Micahel Bloomberg says he's spend "whatever it takes" to ensure reelection of soda tax backers.
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