Tags » Hotel Tax

All the dead horses fit to be beaten were trotted out after the long council break

This meeting started with all the regular malarkey. There was a grand opening event in the first public comment section. Thanks be to Yokel reader and frequent public commenter Patrick Schempp. 886 more words

Airbnb and the government - a tenous relationship

It looks like Uber may come out on top in a recent regulatory fight with Massachusetts. But Bay State lawmakers appear undeterred in their quest to strangle the innovation economy. 566 more words

All Posts

Billy and the winds of change.

Faithful readers know that Billy loves to taunt his fellow council members with his abstentions, voting against his own motions, and asking inane questions. Now we can add voicing opposition to a project that he voted for while he was a member of the BOCC. 269 more words

Mayor Doesn't Seem Worried About Preckwinkle Hotel Tax Plan

CHICAGO (CBS) — The head of the Chicago’s official tourism agency has warned a planned Cook County hotel tax could hurt the city’s convention industry, but Mayor Rahm Emanuel seemed less concerned. 168 more words