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.
With the blast furnace roaring once more at the U.S. Steel Plant in Granite City, creating 800 new steel jobs, President Donald Trump labeled his tariff policy a success when he spoke before an invite-only audience at the plant Thursday.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Chicago Board of Education President Frank Clark and CPS CEO Janice K. Jackson today released the following statement after S&P upgraded the district's bond rating from B stable to B+ stable
Notwithstanding substantial fiscal deficits in Cook County and Chicago, significant year-over-year gains netted by tax increment financing (TIF) districts will not alleviate local shortages of hundreds of millions of dollars, according to Illinois Policy.
A proposed initiative that would virtually destroy the Republican Party in Chicago and forfeit any chance of fair oversight of elections in Cook County is slated to go before county Republican committeemen on Wednesday night.
Alderman John Arena’s office recently filed complaints with oversight agencies about social media comments by police officers and dozens of government workers who oppose a mixed-income housing project.