Cook County Democratic Chairman Toni Preckwinkle says she plans to strip longtime Ald. Ed Burke (14th) of his powers as chairman of the judicial slate after he was hit with accusations of trying to manipulate and steer business at O’Hare Airport.
The Chicago Sun-Times reports all the current telltale signs suggest the recent raid on the offices of veteran Chicago Alderman Ed Burke have nothing at this point to do with his association with President Donald Trump.
The Chicagoland area will be home to more than 1,000 new custom relationship management positions over the next five years after global leader Salesforce recently announced plans to build on its Tower Chicago headquarters.
Governor-elect J.B. Pritzker has vowed to obliterate the bipartisan school-funding formula that paves the way for the dissemination of private school tax credits after it’s been the law for less than a year.
More than one-third of the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) workers effectively barred from working over issues raised in their background checks were slated to be directly working with students on a regular basis.
Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) has joined the growing chorus of state lawmakers staunchly opposed to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s proposed plan to borrow billions more as part of an overall scheme to stall the city’s soaring pension liability.