Chicago’s Field Museum is shrinking.
The Chicago City Council appointed its first internal watchdog just seven months ago, and he says he’s busy, but he’s out of money.
A state commission set up to investigate claims of police torture is about to close up shop.
The second day of intense talks is in progress at the NATO Summit, and the major focus remains how to deal with the war in Afghanistan.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is reassuring Chicago taxpayers that they won’t be stuck with the bill for all the activity, security and disruptions that will occur around the NATO Summit the weekend of May 19.
Road and mass transit construction projects nationwide could begin grinding to a halt next week unless a deadlock over funding is broken in Congress, and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) is getting impatient.
The Chicago News Cooperative has suspended publication, after 2 1/2 years of providing local news articles online and content for the Midwest pages of the New York Times.
A pair of Illinois congressmen reached across the aisle to fight against ending gas tax funding for public transit.
Following a stinging backlash, The Susan G. Komen Cancer Foundation will resume funding for cancer screenings through Planned Parenthood.
legislative maneuver made nearly three years ago is causing some state employee pension funds to appear less funded than they really are.
Those who help the homeless, drug addicted and mentally ill are celebrating funding restoration by Illinois lawmakers–and one major agency is already planning to rehire laid-off staffers.
A bipartisan push is underway from key lawmakers, who want to extend a federal highway bill and save jobs in Illinois.
The CTA won’t raise fares for the rest of 2011, but is making no promises beyond that.
Education experts say money for the youngest kids can pay off in the long run.
Tolls could double on the Illinois Tollway system, which is dealing with a $1 billion shortfall.
A group of Chicago ministers wants the governor and state lawmakers to come up with more money for the burial of indigents.
Public health programs are underfunded, and others are under political attack according to a report from the American Public Health Association.
A meeting is planned for Wednesday between Gov. Pat Quinn and House Speaker Michael Madigan to discuss calling lawmakers back for a special session.
Construction projects are in jeopardy and tens of thousands of jobs hang in the balance because state lawmakers failed to approve funding on capital projects, Gov. Pat Quinn said Monday.
Throughout the school year, the state has delayed promised payments to school districts. Now it may just eliminate some of the promised funding.
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