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2018 Chicago budget

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Near West Side »

The town hall will take place from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Malcolm X City College, 1900 W. Jackson Blvd.

Bronzeville »

Treasurer Kurt Summers said investments would start flowing to local businesses next year.

Lakeview »

Parking aides will use new handheld computers to write tickets where the city get the most complaints.

South Chicago »

The city has raised phone taxes twice in the last three years.

Lincoln Square »

The city got just $5 million from a new bag tax — after expecting the tax to generate $9.2 million.

North Park »

"The days of fiscal smoke and mirrors are behind us," Mayor Rahm Emanuel said.

Archer Heights »

Civic Federation President Laurence Msall praised the budget, but said concerns remain.

Wicker Park »

The city is set to tack on another 15 cents to each ride this year, and another 5 cents in 2019.

Uptown »

Here's the full text of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's speech on the 2018 budget.

Bronzeville »

The money will also be used to develop an early-warning system designed to flag troubled officers.

Edgewater »

This is the second year in a row Mayor Emanuel has increased the city's budget to fight rats.

Pilsen »

Tickets to "Hamilton" would cost 4 percent more if an amusement tax hike is approved.

Lincoln Park »

After CTA shutdown led to huge price hikes, an alderman vowed to end surging  — but hit a roadblock.

Edgewater »

CPS will get $80 million to cover the cost for officers to patrol the schools, the mayor's office said.

Burnside »

Wages and benefits, health care savings are "key to the City of Chicago’s future,” the mayor said.