Chicago’s police union says its members can’t get a fair shake from a disciplinary body, the Chicago Police Board (CPB), so it's petitioning the Illinois Labor Relations Board for the right for officers to select arbitration involving separation cases.
A representative for Bob Fioretti says the Democratic candidate for Cook County State’s Attorney was “extremely disappointed” by reports that a hearing officer is recommending incumbent state's attorney Kim Foxx remain on the primary ballot despite challenges to her nominating petitions.
Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon spent at least part of his segment as Steve Cortes’ first official guest on his new AM 560 Radio show reminding the host that he may have actually missed his first calling.
The state's minimum wage will increase by $1 hourly, recreational marijuana will go on sale to those over 21 years of age, and some state taxes and licensing fees will increase when the calendar hits January.
City of Chicago officials today joined state and local legislators, cannabis businesses and advocates from across the city to mark the first day of legalized recreational cannabis sales in Chicago and across Illinois.
Cook County Board Commissioner and GOP Chair Sean Morrison argues that all the new taxes and fee increases that went into effect in Chicago on Jan. 1 provide a glaring example of what is wrong throughout Illinois state government.
Forty-six dispensaries throughout Illinois can sell recreational marijuana to adults as of Wednesday, including 10 in Chicago, according to the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.