Wednesday’s City Council meeting was either a paradigm of consensual legislating or yet another episode of aldermanic logrolling, depending on your perspective. But either way, with little debate and a series of unanimous or near-unanimous votes, Chicago City Council approved a sweeping wage floor and labor peace agreement for 8,000 airport workers, one of the city’s largest police settlements, a new electrical construction code, and resolutions supporting abortion rights in Illinois and so-called DREAMer immigrants.

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