News Roundup: Daley's last budget sails through budget committee mostly unchanged

Mayor Daley's last budget for Chicago made it out of the City Council's Budget Committee mostly as it went in, with all of the controversial items intact, including a reliance on one-time revenue boosts and dipping into reserves to cover the shortfall. The only major change the committee made was an amendment that restored $3.5 million in
annual funding to local neighborhood planning groups
like the chambers of commerce.

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-Compiled by Louis McGill

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