Several airport-related items were introduced at the April City Council meeting, two in response to the incident at O’Hare airport this month, and one backed by SEIU as part of their ongoing efforts to boost wages and benefits for airport contract workers. It’s similar to one introduced in January. A revamped version of the head tax was also introduced by Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa (35), even though his original ordinance introduced in July has yet to make it out of Rules Committee. Both ordinances would dedicate generated revenue–estimated at about $100 million a year–to Chicago Public Schools.

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