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Lights, camera, action: City Council committee meetings now streaming live

Sep 04, 2019 - Chicago Sun-Times

The meeting of the Committee on Public Safety, which might otherwise have had trouble attracting a quorum, dragged on for nearly three hours. It’s taken years to livestream City Council committee meetings to shine the light on the place where the real legislative work gets done.

On Wednesday, it finally happened with the Committee on Public Safety as the guinea pig. The impact on attendance and performance was dramatic.

The meeting, which might otherwise have had trouble a...