There is no doubt that Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is facing difficult challenges when it comes to the $800 million budget deficit the city is facing, but one longtime observer of city politics said that is just part of the job she was elected to do when she took office five months ago.
WFLD Fox 32 Chicago President and General Manager Dennis Welsh did not mince words about the perilous place Illinois’ growing pension crisis has left the state in during a recently aired editorial on the network in which he predicted voters are primed for revolt given anything short of pension reform.
Sepsis is a serious, life-threatening condition. Sepsis can occur in any child but it’s more likely to present in children who are currently experiencing an infection or an open wound, in the hospital, have undergone a recent surgery or have an already weakened immune system.
When the Chicago Department of Transportation originally released the Vision Zero Chicago traffic safety plan on June 2017, activist Oboi Reed and others argued that the city didn't do enough to reach out to residents on the South and West sides and take their perspectives into account.
Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and Chicago Fire Department (CFD) Commissioner Richard C. Ford II today announced 131 Firefighter EMTs and Fire Paramedics are graduating from the Fire Academy in a ceremony at Navy Pier.
During a panel discussion in suburban Maywood last month, area lawmakers addressed the possible consequences of the state's recent gambling expansion and legalization of recreational marijuana, with many pointing out the significant increase in funds for mental health and addiction treatment services.