City Colleges of Chicago, which has a taxpayer-funded annual budget of more than $523 million, is considering a 2 percent annual tuition increase over the next four years despite tumbling enrollment and questions surrounding its graduation numbers.
The Illinois Attorney General’s recently drafted a consent decree in conjunction with the City of Chicago that outlined changes seeking to improve police accountability and address excessive force and other problematic areas.
In June, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and multi-billionaire Elon Musk appeared together to talk about thier vision in creating an underground express railway which would take passengers from the Loop to O'Hare airport in 12 minutes. They have yet to reveal the details of the plan.
Per BetterGov's inverstigation: Mayor Rahm Emanuel and a confidant played key roles in throwing a taxpayer funded financial lifeline to a Chicago banker now enmeshed in the ongoing criminal trial of onetime Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort.
The BetterGov team tackles Chicago mayoral candidate Troy LaRaviere, head of the Chicago Principals and Administrators Association, and his statement on whether or not Chicago Public Schools are the most understaffed district in Illinois.
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."