Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot today announced the first steps toward addressing citywide traffic congestion with a set of regulations designed to encourage more sustainable forms of transportation and address rising congestion.
After working under an expired contract for more than three months and with negotiations between the Chicago Teachers Union and Chicago Public Schools still mired in stalemate, families across the city are bracing for the strong possibility of empty classrooms come Thursday — the day CTU will go on strike if no contract agreement is reached.
Chicago Police Department data points to a dizzying trend in which robberies are not only up across the city in recent years but the thefts are also taking place at some of the city’s busiest intersections.
As Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) educators appear poised to walk out on strike for the third time in seven years, a Wirepoints report identifies Illinois as having some of the “most anti-taxpayer labor laws” in the U.S.
A truckload of new taxes proposed by Chicago City Council’s Progressive Caucus appears as if they “deliberately selected some of the most foolish of all options,” said financial analyst and Wirepoints founder Mark Glennon.
Illinois state Sen. Jason Plummer (R-Edwardsville) is convinced that Planned Parenthood’s secret construction of a so-called mega abortion clinic in southern Illinois is a 'disaster' for the pro-life movement as well as state taxpayers.
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Roughly 400 nursing assistants, patient care technicians, dietary workers, therapists, drivers who transport patients and food service workers, among other service workers employed by Sinai Health System and represented by Service Employees International Union Healthcare Illinois are prepared to go on strike if they can't reach an agreement with the hospital system.
Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the City’s budget team have concluded a series of Budget Town Hall meetings last week where nearly 2,600 residents, elected officials and other key stakeholders from across Chicago’s neighborhoods participated by sharing their views about how the City should address the 2020 budget and its long term financial and economic issues.
Northwest Side GOP Club Vice President Ammie Kessem does not know what infuriates her more, the fact that Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot gave former city alderman John Arena a six-figure job paid for by taxpayers, or the way Lightfoot has defended her actions since they became public knowledge.
Candidate for Chicago's 39th Ward committeemen Barry Bebart is warning Mayor Lori Lightfoot that the 'set-asides' she wants to implement for gay city contractors may have the opposite effect of what she claims to be seeking.