Evanston alderman Saturday debated whether the city should impose a 2 percent tax on restaurant meals as a way to avoid budget cuts. That and other budget news from the Daily Northwestern. The council holds a public hearing on the budget tonight at 7 p.m. at the Civic Center.

Bill Smith is the editor and publisher of Evanston Now.

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