Thompson Center

State Exploring Potential Sale Of Thompson CenterCBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports the Rauner administration is moving full speed ahead to see if it really makes sense to sell the James R. Thompson Center and move more than 2,000 state employees elsewhere.
Daycare Providers Rally To Get State Funding RestoredHundreds of parents and daycare providers gathered at the Thompson Center on Friday to call on state lawmakers to restore funding to the Illinois Child Care Assistance Program.
Israeli, Palestinian Supporters Face Off Outside Thompson CenterDemonstrators filled up the area around the Thompson Center and the Daley Center on Monday, for competing rallies – one in support of Israel, the other in support of Palestinians.
Thompson Center Food Service Workers Seek Quinn's Help Keeping JobsEmployees who work at the various fast food stands at The Great State Fare food court in the basement of the Thompson Center are worried they’ll lose their jobs when their employer, Sodexo, moves out of the state government building hands over the reins of the food court to a new management company.
City Officials Waiting As Hundreds Show Up To Job-Fair HoaxThe hoax that claimed the city of Chicago would take applications for 10,000 summer jobs drew hundreds of job seekers to the Thompson Center downtown.
City Warns Of Bogus Flier Promising Thousands Of Summer JobsThe City of Chicago is warning people to beware of a bogus flier that promises 10,000 summer jobs, reports WBBM's Steve Miller.
Gambling Supporters Propose Casino In Thompson CenterIts known for being too hot in the summer and too cold in the winter, but some gambling supporters have proposed to put a casino in the Thompson Center in downtown Chicago.
Nursing Home Workers Protest Medicaid Spending CutsHundreds of nursing home staff members and others rallied outside the Thompson Center on Monday, trying to fend off new cuts for medical services.
Gun Control Advocates Call On Madigan To Appeal Concealed Carry
Protesters Urge Madigan To Take Concealed Carry Case To Supreme CourtActivists staged a protest Thursday over Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s decision to wait until the legislature follows a court order and passes a new concealed carry law, rather than appeal the case to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Exhibit Marks Anniversary Of Fukushima TsunamiA special photo exhibit has opened at the Thompson Center, marking two years since the Japan earthquake and tsunami.
Same-Sex Marriage Rally Held Outside Thompson CenterA couple hundred people rallied at the Thompson Center in the Loop today, demanding that lawmakers make Illinois the tenth state to allow same-sex marriage.