Among Tuesday's Elections: Chicago's 4th Ward, Evanston and Aurora's MayoralsTechnically, it’s Primary Day at the polls, and most elections in the Chicago area are non-partisan.
Sen. Duckworth To Hold President Trump To Illinois Infrastructure Promisesllinois U-S Senator Tammy Duckworth is assuring local officials she is putting pressure on the new Trump Administration to invest federal funds to improve Illinois’ infrastructure.
Advocate: Immigrants Fearing Trump Policies Are Filing Taxes LaterOfficials think fears about changing U.S. immigration policies might keep some undocumented immigrants from filing early tax returns.
Businesses Look Ahead To Outcome Of "Grand Bargain" After New Budget PlanA Chicago business leader said local companies can live with tax increases in the budget plan being worked out by Illinois Senate leaders, but they want to see other reforms in the so-called "Grand Bargain".
Aldermen Vote To Scale Back Airbnb RegulationsA City Council panel has given preliminary approval to changes in the regulations governing Airbnb and other vacation home-sharing websites, only eight months after aldermen passed the original ordinance.
Gov. Rauner Blamed For Contract Impasse With AFSCMEThe Republican's administration says it's the union that won't agree to fair terms. WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore reports.
Roskam Reportedly Declines Request For Public ForumsThe League of Women Voters of Glen Ellyn put pressure on Rep. Roskam to participate in public forums, with not much success.
Next Round Of Early Voting Is Upon Cook County ResidentsThere are only five early-voting sites right now: in Evanston, Maywood, Berwyn, Calumet City and the clerk's office in downtown Chicago.
Mayor Emanuel Meets With Mexico Mayors To Maintain TiesMayor Rahm Emanuel met with mayors from Mexico City, Guadalajara and Juarez City to reaffirm the strong ties between the local governments.
Son Of Late State Comptroller Said Topinka Would Be 'Furious' With Budget Stalemate The son of the late State Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka suggests his mother would be livid at the long budget stalemate underway in the state of Illinois.
Congressman Lipinksi Introduces Bill To Bring Work Back To AmericaIllinois Congressman Dan Lipinski introduced the Buy American Improvement Act of 2017 to require federal government to buy more products from American companies.
Preckwinkle Fears Trump Taking USA Back To 'Dark Days Of Isolationism'Preckwinkle, a Democrat, minced no words in her assessment of Trump’s first few weeks in office, a time she called sobering and troubling.