Expert: Possible Thompson Center Sale Is Small, Positive SignThe move by Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan to advance the possible sale of the Thompson Center is a positive sign, according to the head of the Civic Federation.
Rauner Offers Tax-Hike Guidance To End Illinois Budget StalemateGov. Bruce Rauner gave more specifics Wednesday on what steps he'd accept to end the state's nearly two-year budget stalemate, telling lawmakers he's open to raising taxes on services such as car repairs or haircuts but not on food, medicine or retirement income.
Gov. Rauner Blamed For Contract Impasse With AFSCMEThe Republican's administration says it's the union that won't agree to fair terms. WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore reports.
Dems And Their Allies Bash Gov. Rauner On Eve Of State Budget AddressOn Valentine's Day, homecare workers and those they care for call Rauner heartless for insisting on reforms that for two years have held up a budget.
Chicago Board Of Education Suing State Over Public School FundingNearly a year after threatening to sue the state of Illinois over its system for funding public schools, the Chicago Board of Education has announced plans to file a civil rights lawsuit.
After Rauner Congratulates Chance, The Rapper Asks For A MeetingTaking full advantage of the moment, triple Grammy winner Chance The Rapper called out Bruce Rauner's bit of political posturing and raised it up a notch.
Rauner Calls Trump Travel Ban "Overly Broad" And "Hurried"Gov. Bruce Rauner on Friday said he believes President Donald Trump's executive order temporarily banning people from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the U.S. was "overly broad," and said the federal government should instead focus on comprehensive immigration reform.
Claypool Hurls More Insults At Gov. Rauner Over School Budget MessEarlier this week, the CPS boss sent a letter to parents blaming the Republican for the Chicago schools spending freeze.
Democrat Chris Kennedy To Run For Illinois GovernorIt is Democratic businessman's first run at an elected office, but as CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports, Chris Kennedy says he's ready for the job.
Chicago Schools Chief Blames Gov. Rauner's 'Trump Tactics' For Budget FreezeThe cuts come as CPS copes with a $215 million budget gap it blames on Gov. Bruce Rauner.
Not All Illinois Republicans Back Trump's Travel BanCongressman Adam Kinzinger supported a review of vetting, but criticized the confusion the order caused.
Rauner Questions AG Madigan's Maneuver To Halt State Workers' PayGov. Bruce Rauner told reporters he’s very upset and disappointed that Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has asked a judge to lift a court order allowing state workers to get paid during the protracted ongoing budget stalemate with Democratic lawmakers.