Mayor Emanuel Stays Calm Through Ongoing Illinois Budget ShowdownMayor Emanuel verbally shrugs when asked about the continuing budget stalemate in Springfield.
Board Of Education To Vote On $5.4 Billion CPS BudgetAfter weeks of discussions, the Chicago Public Schools budget comes down to a vote, and not everyone is thrilled with the direction the spending is going.
CPS Prepares Budget That Assumes Peace With TeachersThe Chicago Teachers Union signaled members won't fall in line automatically.
With Budget Deal, State Can Finally Put Checks In Mail To LandlordsThe Illinois secretary of state's office is on average five or six months behind in rent for its DMVs. CBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports.
Opinion: Illinois Sinks Into The Abyss, Politicians Abandon Ship And The State’s Most Vulnerable DrownIllinois’s entire social services landscape is sinking, pulled under by the weight of the state’s budget quarrel. Thousands are suffering.
Services For Sexual Assault Survivors, At-Risk Teens Suffer As Illinois Budget Impasse Lingers“The people who are most vulnerable are paying the price.”
Chicago Principals Get Creative To Keep Cuts From ClassroomThat doesn't mean that everyone is holding onto their job. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker looks at one Chicago elementary school.
Law Enforcement Officials Call On Springfield To Pass BudgetThe lack of a state budget and subsequent drop in social services is leaving law enforcement without vital help in keeping kids out of trouble, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
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The Frost Thickens Between Chicago Mayor, Illinois GovernorRahm Emanuel and Bruce Rauner were friends at one point. Maybe not anymore, amid the continuing state budget stalemate.
CTA Says It Will Hold The Line On Fares Next Year -- If Springfield Comes ThroughThat's a very big IF, WBBM's Bob Roberts reports.