CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports on frozen funds – and the people impacted.
Illinois lawmakers adopted a stop-gap budget plan Wednesday and readied to send it to a dismissive Gov. Bruce Rauner on a day when a flurry of state Capitol activity did little to move the state toward a yearlong spending agreement.
The governor issued a challenge to Democrats: support reforms or raise taxes.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (CBS/AP) –– Illinois House Democrats came back to Springfield carrying what they called an olive branch to Gov. Bruce Rauner on business reform. However, Republicans derided Thursday’s votes on employment insurance for workplace […]
The Republican governor digs says he won’t consider new tax revenues until members of the other party pass his “Turnaround” agenda in Springfield. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Illinois lawmakers are tackling a long to-do list without mentioning the biggest obstacle facing the General Assembly before its Sunday adjournment deadline: a $3 billion budget deficit.
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports on Gov. Bruce Rauner going on the offensive.
With positive results from a summer jobs program for Chicago teens continuing to roll in, maybes it’s time for Mayor Emanuel to accompany the mountains of praise he has for Chicago’s youth programs with some more cash.
The state’s governor-elect was in Springfield this week to meet with a variety of officials.
The increase will average nearly 11 percent, depending on type of ticket and length of ride. For some passengers, ticket prices could rise more than 20 percent.
Good behavior is bad for the budget. Real bad, reports CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine.
Traveling to Italy is a wonderful but expensive adventure. Make the most of your money with these five budget tips.
It’s not easy, but when you need transportation, there are ways to find a car despite a low credit score.
The Illinois Legislature sent a new state budget to Gov. Pat Quinn Friday that majority Democrats acknowledge puts off tough decisions about whether to slash spending or find new sources of revenue — including possibly making Illinois’ temporary tax increase permanent — until after the November election.
The Chicago Public Schools’ plan to more than double its budget for office furniture was not sitting well with parents, especially those who believe schools are being shortchanged.
The polar vortex has blown a hole in the CTA and Pace budgets, but neither agency is pushing the panic button yet.
The city budgeted $20 million for snow cleanup but has already spent $25 million. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Quinn’s proposed speech date would be after the March 18 primary election.
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine shadows Gov. Quinn as he traveled to schools to pitch new education efforts. But how will the state pay for them?
Chicago transit riders will get a break next year as the CTA said Friday that it will not raise fares or cut service.