First-term City Councilman Leo V. Chaney Jr. proudly calls himself a fighter for "poor people's issues." And for more than a year, he's sought to prove it, toiling to hammer out a majority coalition on the City Council capable of passing a so-called "living wage" ordinance. Last week, however, an unforeseen legal sticking point apparently put the... More >>>
City Councilman Leo Chaney thought he had the votes for a living-wage ordinance. He didn't.