One of City Council’s most pressing issues in the coming weeks is bound to be a solution for Chicago Public Schools’ fiscal woes. Two proposed solutions–handing over surplus TIF revenue or reinstating the city’s head tax–have both been floated for months in one form or another, and neither are particularly popular with the mayor’s administration.

But dozens of ordinances and calls for hearings on once-hot button issues have sat in committee for months (or more than a year) without a vote, including reforms to the Chicago Police Department, public campaign financing, examinations of the city’s workers compensation program and redevelopment agreements, and more strict rules for establishing TIF districts. Our rundown and previous reports are below.

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