Duckworth: Trump Sacrificing Veterans For Obamacare Repeal BillSenator Tammy Duckworth said as many as seven million veterans could lose tax credits under the GOP-backed plan to replace Obamacare.
Chicago City Council Approves State Union Bargaining ResolutionThe council approved a resolution pleading with the Gov. Rauner to "bargain in good faith" with AFSCME, the largest state employee union.
Community Groups Continues Conversation And Concerns With CPD AccountabilityCommunity groups said they are counting on the Emanuel Administration to heed their calls for more citizen involvement in Police Reform Oversight.
Roskam: Trump Not ‘Wise’ To Propose Great Lakes Preservation Funds CutPeter Roskam favors some parts of Trump's proposed budget, but thinks cutting funds that help preserve the Great Lakes is not "sustainable."
Two Candidates Running For Mayor In Aurora Air Their DifferencesWest suburban Aurora’s race for mayor is pitting two experienced government officials against each other in a debate about the future of the city and its past.
Rehabilitation Institute Of Chicago Gets New Home, New NameDoctors, patients, and staff from the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago have been preparing to move into a new $550 million facility in Streeterville, which will feature a new name for the renowned hospital.
Trump Administration's Budget Proposal Has Big Impact On ChicagoThe Trump Administration unveiled Thursday its initial budget proposal.
Mayor Emanuel Says Bill For Harsher Sentences On Repeat Gun Offenders Faces ChallengesMayor Emanuel said he is not disheartened by word that a bill to get tough on repeat gun offenders remains stalled in Springfield.
Mayor Asks Teachers' Union To Back Off Possible One-Day StrikeNot surprisingly, the mayor said Chicago Public Schools students need more time in the classroom, not less, but the mayor did not lash out at the teachers’ union for suggesting a possible one-day strike on May 1.
Mayor Emanuel Doubts Governor Rauner's CPS Pension Relief ProposalMayor Emanuel is expressing doubts about Governor Rauner’s latest proposal for pension relief for the Chicago Public Schools.
Foxx's Office Establishes Multi-Agency Unit To Combat Gun CrimesCook County’s State Attorney said her office is spearheading a specialized, multi-agency unit to combat gun crimes in Chicago’s most troubled neighborhoods.
Leading Business Group Argues Against $15 Minimum Wage ProposalBusiness groups fought Wednesday in Springfield for a proposal to raise Illinois’ minimum wage to $15.