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Illinois wind farms to provide more electricity to consumers

Illinois wind farms will provide five percent of the electricity supplied through Chicago’s municipal aggregation program with Integrys Energy Services, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Tuesday.

In a mayoral press release, Emanuel said his administration negotiated with energy suppliers to come up with the deal, which doubles the amount of wind energy the city’s residents and businesses received through ComEd.

Emanuel calls special Council session on assault weapons ban

Mayor vows he’ll take Polar Plunge, on 2 million conditions

Emanuel doubles war chest to $4 million

Protestors rally in front of Rahm’s house, criticizing city budget cuts

Free Sunday parking the neighborhood rule for now

ANALYSIS: Mayor may have to play hardball with Ald. Tom Tunney on Wrigley deal

Emanuel wants inspector general to reapply for job

Mayor targets gun violence through new Council measures

Mayor Rahm Emanuel introduced measures to the City Council on Wednesday aimed at curbing gun violence in Chicago.

One of those ordinances is designed to increase safety for students by creating  new “student safety zones” and hiking the penalties for serious weapon and gun-related offenses that take place in those zones.


Rahm on plastic shopping bag ban: Lots of work left to do on the proposal