| October 6, 2017
The controversial penny-an-ounce sweetened beverage tax could be repealed next week by the Cook County Board of Commissioners. West Side residents discussed the controversial tax Wednesday at the North Austin Branch Library. The event was co-sponsored by the Austin Chamber of Commerce and the Westside Branch of the NAACP.
| October 3, 2017
The Austin Chamber of Commerce and Westside Branch of the NAACP is holding the town hall discussion 6 p.m. Oct. 4 at the North Austin library branch, 5724 W. North Ave.
| November 30, 2015
The Greater Austin Independent Political Organization will holds it next meeting Dec. 12.
| October 29, 2015
Jason Ervin and Chris Taliaferro rejected the spending plan, while Emma Mitts and Michael Scott supported it.
| September 25, 2015
The Chicago City Council will hold hearings next month before voting on the spending plan.
| October 9, 2014
Local resident Valerie Leonard helps organizations by challenging them to become compliant in 30 days.
| January 2, 2013
State Rep. La Shawn Ford urges the governor to establish a commission to create a plan to address poverty.
| November 30, 2011
The increase will help the city make up for its 2012 budget shortfall but could be a hardship for low-income residents.
| January 26, 2011
Nine sites around the city will be opened by Saturday. Find out which one is closest to you.