Press Release
January 17, 2013

Measures Introduced and Approved to the Chicago City Council Today

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Attached please find press releases announcing various measures introduced and approved to the Chicago City Council today. Below is a list of the releases attached for your convenience:

Introduced:

  1. Mayor Emanuel Introduces Amendments to Strengthen City's Firearm Ordinance and Increase Penalties for Offenders
  2. Mayor Emanuel Introduces Second Phase of Reforms To Sign Provisions
  3. City Seeks Council Approval of Specialty Retail Lease Agreements At O'Hare International Airport
  4. Mayor Emanuel Proposes Ordinance to Expand Job Opportunities for Ex-Offenders
  5. Various Community and Land Development Measures Proposed to City Council
  6. Mayor Rahm Emanuel Announces Appointments to City of Chicago Boards and Authorities

Approved: 

  1. City Council Passes New Ordinance to Encourage City Contractors to Purchase Alternative Fuel and Electric Vehicles
  2. Debt Collection, Consumer Fraud and Zoning Ordinances Passed By City Council Will Ensure Greater Consumer Protections For Chicagoans
  3. Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events Annual Ordinance for 2013 Approved by City Council
  4. Various Community and Land Development Measures Approved by City Council
  5. City Council Approved Appointments to City of Chicago Boards and Commissions