What You Need To Know for Today’s City Council Meeting May 23, 2017 By Claudia Morell - Everything you need to know about the May 2017 City Council meeting

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Full City Council Meeting Review: Two Hours of Resolutions May 25, 2017 By Claudia Morell and A.D. Quig - Addressing a federal appeals decision made in January that found the city’s zoning requirements on shooting ranges unconstitutional, the City Council unanimously approved new rules that expand the list of allowed zoning classifications, while keeping a robust community review process in place.

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What’s Going On With The CHA ‘Keeping The Promise’ Ordinance? May 25, 2017 By Claudia Morell - A months-long plot to force a vote on an ordinance that would increase oversight of the Chicago Housing Authority and set specific, annual benchmarks for required public housing units and vouchers fizzled ahead of Wednesday’s full City Council meeting.

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ACA Repeal: What Illinois Stands to Lose

The potential repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act is as much about municipal budgets and economics as it is about the individuals who rely on it for coverage. Federal Medicaid reimbursements, newly created preventive care grants, and financial incentives have been a boon for hospitals and health centers across Illinois. In this special episode of The Aldercast, we take a deeper dive into this topic to explain what the healthcare landscape was like in Illinois before the ACA, how it changed, and what it has to lose from a potential repeal.

 

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Addressing a federal appeals decision made in January that found the city’s zoning requirements on shooting ranges unconstitutional, the City Council unanimously approved new rules that expand the list of allowed zoning classifications, while keeping a robust community review process in place.

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