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    34th Ward Ald. Bill Conway is pictured during a City Council meeting in October 2023. [Don Vincent/The Daily Line]

    Mayor Brandon Johnson’s billion-dollar bond proposal is heading to the finance committee for a subject matter hearing.

    Despite some debate and dissent, the City Council Committee on Committees and Rules voted 29-7 on Tuesday to re-refer the Housing and Economic Development Bond to the Committee on Finance. 

    Among the no votes was Ald. Bill Conway (34), who tied his opposition to his frustration at the lack of movement on his legislation to mandate council consent over American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) spending.

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