Illinois state government leaders say they will spend a record $38.5 billion and borrow an estimated $11.5 billion over the next year, according to a fiscal year 2019 budget plan approved by Gov. Bruce Rauner.
BetterGov looks into Attorney General Jeff Sessions recent remark that the surge in deadly violence in Chicago was caused by ACLU pressure to end the city’s stop-and-frisk policing policy. Session is mostly false.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and former schools CEO Paul Vallas a possible rival for Emanuel's cushy seat, are trading words over which of them is to blame for the mess that is Chicago's teacher pensions.
Controversial community activist and Chicago mayoral candidate, Ja'Mal Green alleges that Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel are paying "workers employed by the department charged with keeping the city clean are making $100,000 or more each year."