Living in the Chicago area is about to get even more expensive. Not only is Mayor Rahm Emanuel seeking a record high property tax increase to help shore up police and firefighter pensions. But today Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is asking for a county tax on recreational activities like golfing and cable TV to help plug the county's budget deficit.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposed budget contains a number of controversial ideas, but there's one proposal that has the City Clerk fired up. And depending on the kind of vehicle you drive, you may not like it either. City Clerk Susana Mendoza is here to tell us why.