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(Brian Cassella / Chicago Tribune)

Uber and Lyft faced tough questioning from aldermen at a joint committee hearing this week over tighter regulations for rideshare drivers. Both companies say those regulations would keep part timers from signing up, and effectively end rideshare as we know it in Chicago–and a lot of aldermen seem fine with that. Plus, we preview some of the most fascinating bits from our one year anniversary panel: on Chicago’s shrinking population and how the shifting political landscape might affect municipal elections in 2019.