Posts tagged "Rahm Emanuel"

TechWeek Update-First Street A Company to Watch

TechWeek Update-First Street A Company to Watch
Techweek opened with a bang today with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaking to a packed room about the State of  Technology in Chicago. Hosted at the Merchandise Mart, this conference is one of the best I have seen in years. It is packed with speakers from all areas of technology and cities around the world.... Read more »

Are Union Entitlements Bankrupting Illinois?

Are Union Entitlements Bankrupting Illinois?
The City of Chicago and the State of Illinois are having a difficult time paying their bills to vendors.  Both governments are struggling to stay afloat as the deficits rise every year.  It doesn’t seem to matter if we have Blago in office or Governor Quinn. The State of Illinois will be running a $8.3... Read more »

Rahm Emanuel Wins Big in the Chicago Mayoral Race!

Rahm Emanuel Wins Big in the Chicago Mayoral Race!
Rahm Emanuel wins the Chicago mayoral race with 55% of the vote.  By 9pm Rahm gave his acceptance speech to a large crowd of supporters.  He thanked Mayor Daley for his service to the city of Chicago for two decades.  Rahm spoke with Daley who was on vacation in the Virgin Islands.  President Obama, his... Read more »
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Chicago Elects Its Mayor: Will it be Rahm Emanuel?

Chicago Elects Its Mayor: Will it be Rahm Emanuel?
  Today’s election for the Mayor of Chicago will change the politics in this city forever.  It is the first time in history that there is not an Irish American candidate running for office.  Chicago has had a long line of south side Irish Catholics, from Richard M Daley, Richard J. Daley and Jayne Byrne... Read more »