Mayor Rahm Emanuel has proposed an ordinance to require contractors hire neighborhood residents for many construction projects funded by the city.
The Illinois Supreme Court has upheld legislation that created a $31 billion statewide infrastructure construction plan.
A meeting is planned for Wednesday between Gov. Pat Quinn and House Speaker Michael Madigan to discuss calling lawmakers back for a special session.
Gov. Pat Quinn’s promise to call a special session of the General Assembly is not getting an enthusiastic reception.