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Retired City Workers Sue To Keep Health Care Subsidy

Chicago’s 30,000 retired city employees are trying to stop Mayor Rahm Emanuel from phasing out the city’s 55 percent subsidy for retiree health care and foisting Obamacare on them.

07/26/2013

City Hall

Unions, Retirees Slam Mayor’s Plan To Cut Health Care Subsidy

Union leaders and retirees blasted Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday for saving $108.7 million by phasing out a city subsidy for retiree health care and using roughly the same amount of public money to build a new basketball arena near McCormick Place.

05/16/2013

Regina Meus, a provider of subsidized daycare, says she may close if the state of Illinois withholds funding this month. (CBS)

Daycare Providers Say State Is Pulling Funding

Daycare centers whose clients receive state funding say Illinois government is pulling payments. CBS 2′s Marissa Bailey reports.

05/03/2012