Aldermen at City Council's Finance Committee, March 29, 2017.

Aldermen at City Council’s Finance Committee, March 29, 2017.

Aldermen on City Council’s Finance Committee delayed consideration of two items Tuesday: an easing of the city’s flavored tobacco ban for some retailers, and new work rules for pharmacists. Both items backed by Chairman Ed Burke (14) were held, and both items had constituencies lined up to testify for and against. The rest of the day’s agenda passed easily and without much questioning from aldermen, though protesters against the Dakota Access Pipeline did take the opportunity to testify on more than half of the items, pleading with aldermen to take action.

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