Temporary State Budget Plan Falls Short In Illinois House A temporary budget to keep Illinois government operating in a new fiscal year has failed in the House, but one is still alive because the Senate OK'd an identical measure. Property Tax Freeze, Chicago Pension Relief Advance A bill to freeze property taxes for two years and provide pension relief to Chicago Public Schools has advanced in the Illinois Legislature.
ACLU Obtains Court Orders To Maintain State Funding To Help People With Disabilities Rauner Vetoes Pay Raises For Lawmakers, Constitutional Officers, Top Aides Murders And Shootings Up For First Half Of 2015 Chicago’s Minimum Wage Rises To $10 An Hour Governor, Democrats Still At Odds In Face Of Partial Government Shutdown State Democrats To Propose Stop Gap Budget Covering Essential Services CPS Makes Full Pension Payment; 1,400 Layoffs Expected Preckwinkle: Sales Tax Hike Necessary To Keep County Afloat
Evanston Residents Already Claiming Spaces For 4th Of July Parade The North Evanston 4th of July parade is Saturday but if you want a good seat to see it, you may already be too late. Ex-Illinois Women’s Basketball Players Sue School, Coach Seven former University of Illinois women's basketball players sued the university Wednesday, accusing coach Matt Bollant and a former assistant of violating their civil rights by using race to divide the team and try to force some players out.
CTU: $200 Million In Cuts Will Do ‘Real Damage’ U.S. Navy F-18 Makes Emergency Landing At Midway Chicago About To Come Alive With Grateful Dead Fans Real Estate Booming In Lincoln Park Prosecutors: Anti-Government Group Illegally Moved Into Foreclosed Homes In Beverly, Morgan Park Justice Department Probes US Airlines For Possible Collusion Doctors Warn Laundry Pods A Hazard For Children Hundreds Protest Budget Cuts Proposed By Gov. Rauner Outside Thompson Center