Ald. Pat O’Connor (40) prepares to preside over his first meeting as Finance Committee chairman Tuesday. [Heather Cherone/The Daily Line]

The fallout over the criminal charge facing Ald. Ed Burke (14) finally spurred aldermen to back a plan Tuesday to pull the city’s $89-million-a-year workers compensation program from the Finance Committee shadows and send it to the comptroller’s office.

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