City Hall: Less Bag Tax Revenue Means Less Litter For ChicagoThe city brought in a lot less money from the new disposable bag tax than expected in its first year.
With Soda Tax Gone, County Board Looks To Close $200M Budget Gap“We’re not going to be able to raise revenue, we’re going to have to cut,” Commissioner Jeff Tobolski (D-McCook) said.
Demonstrators Blast Plan For $95M First-Responder AcademyActivists say the money going toward the West Side project would be better spent on other things, such as education. CBS 2's Audrina Bigos reports.
Durbin Slams Sessions For Threatening Funds To Sanctuary Cities"You’re not helping us solve the murder problem in the city of Chicago by taking away these federal funds," Durbin said.
Emanuel Budget Plan: 911 Tax Hike, Higher Uber Fees, Amusement Tax RedoThe mayor has been dropping hints about his 2018 budget proposal for weeks.
Latest Would-Be Trump Appointee Steps AsideIllinois Congressman Danny Davis says Tom Marino's withdrawal shows the administration has problems checking the backgrounds on its choices.
Mayor Emanuel's 2018 Budget: Spending On SafetyBigger phone bills and more expensive theater tickets are both part of Emanuel's new plan to pay for his 2018 budget.
Durbin: Republican Tax Plan Will Hurt Illinois FamiliesSen. Durbin said President Trump and congressional Republicans’ tax plan would eliminate the federal deduction for state and local taxes.
President Trump's Weekly Address; Democrats' Weekly AddressPresident Trump's Weekly Address; Democrats' Weekly Address
Community Leaders Protest For Higher Funding For CPSA coalition of community, education and labor leaders protested at City Hall Thursday for higher funding for Chicago’s Public Schools.
Democrat Pawar Drops Out Of Race For Governor"We simply don’t have the money to meaningfully scale this campaign statewide," Pawar said in a letter to supporters.
Emanuel Donates Weinstein Campaign Contributions To CharityMayor Emanuel has donated more than $10,000 in campaign contributions he received from disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein to charity.