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.
Pace is the first of the area’s transit systems to unveil a proposed 2014 budget, and it holds the line on most fares while promising additional service.
Air traffic controllers and airport security agents will be on the job, but many other federal government services will not be available on Tuesday.
Bethenny Frankel shares an excerpt from Skinnygirl Solutions. If you’re traveling on a budget, first ask yourself these eight questions.
The City Council Education Committee was taking a hard look at the Chicago Public Schools budget at a City Hall hearing on Friday, and aldermen were raising questions about spending cuts for neighborhood schools.
Claiming the move to close 49 elementary schools won’t save any money, opponents of the Emanuel administration’s plans protested outside CPS headquarters on Monday, asking state leaders to step in.
Chicago Teachers Union officials fear the city could soon follow Philadelphia’s steps and send out thousands of layoff notices. On Friday, the Philadelphia School District notified more than 3,000 employees of layoffs.
A miscalculation by a state agency could cost several thousand Illinois college students are losing some of their financial aid from the state, though colleges might make up the difference.