Aldermen Address Concerns About COPA's Mission, FundingDuring budget hearings, some aldermen raised concerns that the city’s new police accountability agency has not been given enough money.
Last Day For Lawmakers To Reach Budget AgreementIf the General Assembly cannot reach a budget agreement by midnight, Illinois will start a third fiscal year without a budget.
Illinois Legislators Meet For 2nd Day Of Budget SessionTensions were apparent on the House floor and in hearing rooms Thursday, with lawmakers sniping at each other. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
Pritzker Discusses Resolving Budget Stalemate, Puts Down RaunerDemocratic candidate for governor JB Pritzker was working with pro-choice groups in the 43rd Ward on Tuesday and taking more shots at Governor Bruce Rauner.
Chicago Alderman Infuriated With Budget Stalemate, Blames RaunerThe financial crisis at the Chicago Public Schools apparently has a leading alderman rhetorically wanting to wring the Governor's neck.
Hundreds March To Springfield In Demand For A State BudgetA couple hundred people began marching Friday afternoon to Springfield to demand that the legislature pass a budget - one that has more money for social services.
Illinoisans Worried With Possible Indiana Cigarette, Gas Tax IncreaseThe taxes on cigarettes and gasoline could be going up in Indiana, and that has some people in Illinois worried.
State Government's Deadbeat Status Nearly Results In Death Of Baby BoyA state employee told an Illinois House panel that her baby’s oxygen tank was almost repossessed because Illinois government had not paid the bill. WBBM's Dave Dahl reports.
Roskam Opposes Parts Of Trump’s Proposed BudgetRepublican Peter Roskam said there are some parts of President Trump’s proposed budget that he and others in Congress are likely to fight.
Trump Administration's Budget Proposal Has Big Impact On ChicagoThe Trump Administration unveiled Thursday its initial budget proposal.
Tension Mounts For Social Service Providers As Illinois Budget Deal CollapsesMovement toward a "grand bargain" budget compromise in Spingfield has collapsed. That leaves social service agencies once again facing uncertain funding.
Aldermen In High-Crime Wards Defy Emanuel Over Use Of Surplus MoneyMayor Emanuel wants to plant trees and upgrade parks. But some aldermen insist that cash must go to fighting crime.